Ending hunger starts with people.

Resilience. Courage. Ingenuity. Creativity. People are extraordinary. With your support, communities realize their own vision of a future free from hunger and poverty. Together, we make change happen.

Standing for the End of Hunger: A Declaration from Our Board of Directors

On World Food Day in 2020, our Global Board of Directors issued a declaration renewing their personal and collective commitment to the end of persistent hunger.

Nobel Peace Prize Highlights Issue of World Hunger by Honoring World Food Programme

Over the last five years, global hunger has steadily increased. In October 2020, the Norwegian Nobel Committee turned the world’s attention to this crisis by awarding the World Food Programme.

COVID-19 Response & Resources

As the global community continues to adjust to the daily challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we at The Hunger Project remain committed to slowing its spread and mitigating its impact. The core tenets of our work are as relevant as ever. We...

Hunger is about more than food.
It’s about people.

Top-down, aid-driven charity models fail to create lasting change in the lives of those in need. To achieve a sustainable solution to hunger, we need to flip that model on its head, and afford those living in hunger access to the education and tools needed to end hunger for good. 

690 million people are chronically undernourished

99% of people living in hunger are in low and middle income countries

Women and girls account for 60% of people living in hunger worldwide

We work where it matters.

Rather than making small contributions at the periphery, The Hunger Project works at the heart of the problem – building self-reliance at the grassroots level, empowering women as key change agents, and forging effective partnerships with local government. 

Start with women

Mobilize communities

Engage government

A far-reaching impact.

Across the globe, our education, agriculture, health and microfinance programs impact people with the skills, knowledge and resources they need to break the poverty cycle themselves.

rural communities

local volunteers

people reached

Discover the impact of our programs in people’s lives across Africa, South Asia and Latin America.

Real people.
Real stories.

Real people. Real stories.

Together, we can end hunger.

Whether you’re able to invest time or money – everyone has a role to play in the sustainable end of world hunger. When one person is trained, the ripple effect it catalyzes is far-reaching: to their children and spouses, to their neighbors and to the wider community. Real progress is made when we all work together.

Make change happen. Invest in people.

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