School Breakfasts for Children
Roll over image above to zoom in
Help hungry children learn by giving them the fuel they need to start the day.
In poverty-battered Mauritania, thousands of children walk several miles to school every day. Their parents are too poor to give them anything for breakfast and, after an exhausting walk, children arrive at the classroom tired and hungry. With empty stomachs they are not able to focus and cannot absorb what their teacher is saying.
A simple breakfast composed of 25g of corn-soya blend and 10g of sugar will provide pupils with an improved diet and help them concentrate in the classroom. It will also motivate parents to send children, especially girls, to school instead of making them work around the household.
By getting more children into the classroom, the World Food Program will be able not only to fight hunger in Mauritania, but also to offer thousands of children the key to a better future through education.
This Gift That Gives More™ provides in-school breakfast to two hungry children for nine months, and helps the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) fight hunger in the most impoverished regions of Mauritania and around the world.
Friends of WFP is a U.S.-based, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that focuses on building support in the United States for the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and other hunger relief operations. Friends of WFP unites organizations and individuals committed to solving world hunger. Its education, advocacy and fundraising efforts in the United States support WFP's life-saving global food assistance and development programs.
Free Standard Shipping in the U.S. on your entire cart when you donate $15.00 or more in our Gift That Gives More™ program. See Current Promotions for details.
Why a Gift That Gives More™ is a smart, effective donation.
100% of your donation will go to the program described above as a grant through GreaterGood.org. GreaterGood stores do not receive any profit from donations through this Gift That Gives More™; we bring it to you in the spirit of the greater good. We even pay the credit card transaction fee, so every cent of your donation goes to charity.
Please note: A free downloadable certificate is available to print for easy gift giving for any non-disaster related Gift That Gives More™. The "gift message" field during check-out does not apply to your Gift That Gives More™ certificate.
Your donation is 100% tax-deductible in the U.S.A.
You will receive a receipt from GreaterGood.org for your taxes. GreaterGood.org has ultimate authority and discretion with regard to the distribution of its funds. All expenditures made are consistent with the exempt purposes of GreaterGood.org.
Check with your employer: your company may match your donation.
People buying this item also bought:
DONATIONS WILL BE MATCHED!
One of our favorites!
Buy a Coat, Give a Coat!