During my organization’s more than 50-year history, we have witnessed countless disasters and responded to famines, cyclones, earthquakes and wars that devastated communities and left trails of hunger and poverty in their wake.
When Jeremias Ngwenya opened his eyes one morning last March in Mozambique, he remembers exactly how he felt.
He rested upon a soft, white mattress with a faded blue flower print, just underneath a teal-colored mosquito net. Small rays of sun burst through the uneven spaces in the walls of tethered reeds surrounding him.
General Mills is reliving an important part of its history in school meals and fortification – but in an emerging market in a slightly different way.
The General Mills Foundation announced a two-year, $500,000 grant to the World Food Program (WFP) last month to advance a pilot program to fortify rice and other staples served daily at the mid-day meal in India to nearly 140,000 school children.
“We plan to triple our sales of what we call Good for You products, including fruit and vegetable juices, oatmeal, nuts, seeds, low-fat dairy, sports drinks for athletes over the next decade,” explained Dr.