The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), along with its global humanitarian partners TNT, Unilever and DSM, will stage a global awareness and fundraising event called “End Hunger: Walk the World,” which shall occur in 24 time zones within 24 hours in 80 different countries, bringing awareness to the issue of child hunger and raising funds for school feeding activities of WFP. Funds raised from this event shall go directly to WFP’s Emergency School Feeding Program in conflict-affected areas of Central Mindanao.
Let us all race against hunger!
(text taken from the website)
1. RH will: Protect the health & lives of mothers
The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates that complications arise in 15% of pregnancies, bad enough to hospitalize or kill women. From the 2 million plus live births alone, some 300,000 maternal complications occur yearly. This is 7…