CRS is calling on Congress to increase funding for the McGovern-Dole global school meals program
Feeding and educating its children is crucial for Yemen to build the stability and peace it needs.
If every nation had a comprehensive school lunch program, we could drastically reduce child hunger and poverty.
Low funding for WFP Yemen unfolded at the same time food prices increased during political instability
As drought has descended upon Afghanistan funding for school feeding has dried up.
Imagine if a generation of Yemenis were not malnourished. They could solve many of their societal problems on their own.
Yemenis are suffering from hunger, displacement, and fear of the future.
Yemen needs a surge in international support for fighting hunger.
The media spotlight may have moved on from Haiti, but the tremendous need is still very much present.
In responding to the drought in East Africa it's vital to ensure that all children can receive school meals and an education.