Global perspective Human stories

newborn health

Christine breastfeeds her baby boy, Alvin, to provide him with the healthiest start to life.
Ⓒ WFP/Arete/Siegfried Modola

Nurturing future generations through breastfeeding

Christine, her son, and her mother are among 100,000 refugees, mostly women and children, living in a camp in northwestern Uganda, served by the World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners, which are providing critical assistance to breastfeeding mothers.