Southern African Countries Face Hunger Threat

It sounds seemingly impossible, but there is yet another area of Africa that is under threat of a food shortage due to erratic rains during the growing season. While the Sahel is still experiencing food shortages, southern Africa is now joining ranks with the northwestern part of the continent. According to the World Food Programme,…

Helping Those in Need of Food Assistance

The World Food Programme is the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger on the planet. They do amazing things every day in every corner of the world that needs the greatest help. The World Food Programme recently released their 2011 Year in Review. It is well worth a read if you have a chance. According to the…

Support the World Food Program With a Banner

To become an effective member of the social good movement doesn’t mean you have to partake in huge humanitarian efforts or donate tons of money to causes you care about. Social good can be witnessed in a single tweet, blog post, or even placing a badge about a cause whose work you admire on your…

World Food Program: Feeding Women, Girls, Families

Yesterday I tuned into the World Food Program USA’s webcast, Mothers Rule the World, where those of us online learned about WFP’s efforts to feed women and girls in the developing world and thereby their entire families. Hosting the web cast was Isatou Jallow, chief of women, children and gender policy at the U.N. World…

Can You Imagine Not Being Able to Feed Your Children?

Can you imagine not being able to feed your children? I can’t either. I have never been in this situation, but mothers all across the Sahel are facing this dire dilemma even as I write this. In Mali in particular where one president stepped down on Sunday, another takes office on Thursday and rebels are…