As Kenya struggles to recover from the massive East Africa drought of 2011, school feeding is playing an critical role.
Hunger-fighting programs are some of the most inexpensive foreign policy initiatives you will find.
With nearly a billion people suffering from hunger, this is not the time to be slashing food aid.
Instead of slashing our international school meals budget, and pouring mostly military aid into different countries, why not feed the children?
Recent budget cuts proposed by the House threaten McGovern-Dole and other Food for Peace measures.
We need a national school feeding program in Haiti.
Think of what school meals for children could mean for so many countries. It's healthier, more educated children.
The cuts proposed by Congress are being proposed with little thought to our own national security strategy.
If you do not relieve hunger in these countries, you damage a generation of children
There needs to be a greater emphasis on school lunches in U.S. foreign policy.