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Good news for refugee children from the Central African Republic

A bit of hope for refugee children from the Central African Republic.

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McGovern-Dole helping children in Guatemala

A program named after former senators Bob Dole and George McGovern is feeding children all around the globe.

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Japan helps Yemen’s school children

Japan knows something about the importance of school meals for children. During its own rebuilding after World War II, Japanese children received food from the United States.

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How Congress can fight child hunger in America

It was President Harry Truman who once said “No nation is any healthier than its children.” So where do things stand right now in America? Over twenty percent of children live with hunger or “food insecurity.”

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Healing Darfur, Sudan with school meals

How do you build peace in Darfur and throughout Sudan? This year alone has seen almost 400,000 people displaced by fighting between the government and rebel groups. Conflict between tribes has added to the chaos.

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Food can save education for Syrian refugees

A great tragedy is unfolding in the Middle East with the children of Syria. A civil war, now in its 4th year, has forced over three million Syrians to flee to neighboring countries, including Jordan and Iraq. About half of these war victims are children.

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Canada’s donation pivotal for Haiti

Haiti has made a national school lunch program a top priority for fighting hunger. Canada is helping along the way.

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UN plan will boost nutrition, education in Yemen

A major school feeding plan is set to launch in Yemen this October.

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Syrian refugee children lose school food program

Syrian refugee children attending school in Iraq will be without a feeding program when classes start next week.

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How to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

So how do you achieve the Millennium Development Goals to reduce poverty? Start with the schools. That’s where the future is made.

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