As the harsh Lesotho winter tightens its grip on the country, more than 220,000 people1 are facing the uncertainty of not having enough to eat during the months ahead. Due to two consecutive crop failures as a result of flooding and then drought, one in ten people2 risks hunger and food insecurity.
Children are particularly vulnerable, with nearly 1 in 4 here stunted due to chronic malnutrition. Such children suffer irreversible damage and may never reach their full potential.
Yudhika Sujanani, Chef and WFP Hunger Advocate, travelled to Lesotho to visit schools that are part of the School Meals Programme there.
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