A Jamaican Charity Called Mission:FoodPossible Might Have The Answer To The World's Hunger Problem
“Not followed by anyone you’re following.” So reads Peter Ivey’s Twitter bio.
Whether intentional or not, these six-words perfectly encapsulate the first twenty-two years of life for the Founder of Mission:FoodPossible, a two-year-old not-for-profit that is working to eradicate the world’s hunger problem, one community at a time— beginning with Jamaica.
Ivey is no stranger to hunger. Having grown up in poverty in Spanish Town Jamaica, he migrated to New York at the age of seventeen to make a better life for himself. For years he lived as a ghost. He was undocumented. Between the ages of 20 and 22 he was sleeping in the streets. Today, at the age of 36, he can relate more to the feeling of an empty stomach than one that is full.
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