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16 Jul 2018 description
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By Gary Edmonds, Food for the Hungry

The World Health Assembly global resolution to promote breastfeeding — and whether the U.S. delegation sided with corporate interests of the $70 billion-dollar baby formula industry in trying to undermine the measure — has been making headlines and spiraling into a frenzy of confusion on the true value of breastfeeding.

10 Apr 2018 description
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Highlights of the 2017 Annual Report

Pause. Think about 2017. Growing innovation. Natural disasters. Political tensions. Changing cultures. And in the midst of that, Food for the Hungry (FH) faithfully pursued the vision of ending all forms of poverty worldwide. Read the full annual report online here and read on below for some exciting highlights of FH’s year.


16 Oct 2017 description
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World Food Day is supposed to celebrate progress toward ending hunger around the globe.

But this World Food Day, 815 million people are hungry.

04 Oct 2017 description
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A number of years ago, I spent a workday on the road for Food for the Hungry in the Bolivian highlands. One of my colleagues had a meeting with a rural school director. I didn’t have any official duties on that stop, so I sat in the schoolyard reviewing my notes from an interview I’d done earlier in the day.

09 Feb 2016 description
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Top 10 Facts on Water and Sanitation

  1. 650 million people in the world do not have access to safe water. This is roughly one out of every 10 people on the planet.

  2. Twice the population of the United States does not have access to safe water.

  3. 2.4 billion people have no safe sanitation facilities or latrines. That’s one out of every three people worldwide.

  4. Only 3 percent of the world’s water is fresh water, and two-thirds of that is tucked away in frozen glaciers or otherwise unavailable for our use.

24 Nov 2014 description
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PHOENIX (Nov. 20, 2014) – On December 1, individuals around the world will unite for World AIDS Day. Established by the World Health Organization in 1988, World AIDS Day is dedicated to the fight against HIV, showing support for people living with HIV and commemorating people who have died from the disease.

09 Oct 2014 description
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Food for the Hungry Programs Inspire Hope and End Poverty

PHOENIX (Oct. 9, 2014) – When you hear the terms “kitchen garden” or “home farm,” you might picture a box of fresh herbs growing in the windowsill or a few tomato plants climbing up a trellis in a pot on the patio. In developing countries, however, family farming is not a popular trend. It’s the key to ending poverty, stopping childhood malnutrition and saving lives.