Together with Pink Lady® and the United Nations Food Aid Program to tell worldwide stories
Photo credit - Ali Barrah - This photo captured the breakfast at Kindergarten in Djabal camp. They have 2 meals here: breakfast & evening.
We believe that every young person should be given a chance to tell their stories. Hence, we are incredibly proud to be supporting Storytellers, citizen journalism project from the World Food Programme.
Big global family Pink Lady has joined forces to support this innovative project. We provide needed knowledge & tools for young refugees and youth living in vulnerable communities that make them feel ready to share their stories by their own words & images.
The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, working to save and change the lives of 100 million people in 88 countries. This year it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war".
Pink Lady® are pleased to provide equipment & hands-on digital communications training, involving courses on visual communication, such as photography or filming on a smartphone. Through the Storytellers project, talented people among refugees, displaced and vulnerable communities share authentic stories with a large online audience.
We will also support WFP to share these first-hand stories on our global social channels to reach, engage audiences across the world. For several years, we have hosted Food Photographer of the Year awards and the Food for Life category to highlight WFP activities. Over the past two years, these awards have highlighted the inspirational contributions made by the young graduates from the Storytellers program. We hope this new support will help the project reach a large audience while engaging, guiding and empowering people to tell their own stories.
Mr. Gioacchino Gargano, project coordinator WFP Storytellers, said: “We are delighted to build the project on the relationship that has grown with Pink Lady® through the Food Photographer of the year Awards. Pink Lady®'s participation in the project contributes to spreading important messages and stories, reaching out to many people. We will use donations to continue investing, train more people, empower them and give them an even clearer, stronger voice."
You can click here to find out more about our distribution for this meaningful project.