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VIENTIANE – For the first time in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), close to 1,000 primary school children will receive a healthy and balanced school lunch prepared from foods bought at their local market. Their village schools are the first to participate in a new Homegrown School Feeding (HSF) project implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the government of Lao PDR.
ROME/NEW ORLEANS – Super Bowl 2010’s Most Valuable Player Drew Brees and the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) are challenging students and sports fans to team up for a different kind of bowl game this February, with the goal of beating global hunger.
ROME – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) today welcomed a $90 million donation from the United States which - combined with other recent donations - staves off ration cuts to an already debilitated population. It will be used to provide vital food assistance to more than 7 million Pakistanis affected by the recent devastating floods.


World Food Program USA works to solve global hunger by raising U.S. support for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.