WORLD FOOD DAY – 16th OCTOBER…

World Food Day takes place on 16th October… – World Food Day is a collective action across 150 countries is what makes World Food Day one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. Hundreds of events and outreach activities bring together governments, businesses, NGOs, the media, and general public. They promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all.

#WorldFoodDay 2021 will be marked a second time while countries around the world deal with the widespread effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic. It’s a time to look into the future we need to build together.

#WorldFoodDay 2021 will be marked a second time while countries around the world deal with the widespread effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic. It’s a time to look into the future we need to build together.

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Women for Women write that Health and nutrition are a key part of our Stronger Women, Stronger Nations programme, helping women survivors of war rebuild their lives. Women for Women also support #World Food Day. They are launching a Serving Up Sisterhood campaign to recruit more sponsors in the weeks leading up to #World Food Day (16th October). They have prepared a range of fun activities from a cookbook giveaway, cooking classes and tips on how to host your own dinner party – there’s something for everyone! Just pop over to the Women to Women website to find out more.

Become a sponsor for £22 a month before midnight on 16th October and receive a free Share Cookbook.

Did you know that the average person in the UK spends a whopping £451 each year on takeaways?

Though a convenient option, it’s not always the healthiest or most sustainable. This is why Women for Women are calling on you to ditch the styrofoam containers and for less than your average takeaway for 2, changing the life of a woman survivor of war.

Other companies getting involved in the #World Food Day are the MicroLoan Foundation who say the poverty gap for women and girls is growing. Together we can help 50,000 women build brighter futures before the end of this year. Let’s create change that echoes for generations. MicroLoan wants to change the narrative and end 2020 with optimism for the years ahead. Thousands of women across Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe are looking for an opportunity to work their way out of poverty. We want to give them the chance to change their futures. More details on how you can donate to this cause are also on there website.

Gain Health write that a collective action across 150 countries is what makes #World Food Day one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. Hundreds of events and outreach activities bring together governments, businesses, NGOs, the media, and general public. They promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all.

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Source: Food & Agricultural Organisation, Women for Women International, MicroLoan Foundation & Gain Health