About Us

Action Against Hunger was founded with a simple goal in mind: No more hungry children in India.

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Who We Are

Action Against Hunger was set up in August 2012 with the purpose of eradicating malnutrition and protecting our country’s children from hunger. It is an Indian not-for-profit, non-political and non-religious organization registered under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 in Mumbai.

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We fight hunger and malnutrition in 46 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Reach People

17M

Our life-saving programmes reached 17 million people around the world in 2020.

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91P

Out of every £1 raised, 91p goes directly towards our charitable activities.

Stories

Our work

THE ROAD TO A CAREER CALLING

I am Isha Rangnekar and from my very childhood in Mumbai, India, I have always been intrigued by and distressed at the same time by the life children lived on ..
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HELPING COMMUNITIES FIGHT MALNUTRITION

To support my family I started working as an Anganwadi Worker in 2010 while pursuing my Bachelors. Action Against Hunger had a malnutrition treatment…
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YOUNG HEROES AT ECOLE MONDIALE WORLD SCHOOL

The Covid19 pandemic has worsened an already existing malnutrition crisis for vulnerable families. With no income and restricted access to services, their future…
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Hunger

Action Against Hunger’s programs focus on the most vulnerable, including young children, pregnant women and young mothers.

On the list of the world’s top 10 health risks, hunger continues to occupy the first position. One out of eight people go to sleep hungry every night despite living in a world where there is enough food to feed all of us. Hunger, or undernutrition, is a result of insufficient intake of macro and micro nutrients. It can, and often does, lead to chronic malnutrition or severe wasting associated with acute malnutrition.

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Latest Update

Over one million children under the age of five die due to malnutrition-related causes in India every year.

Partners

Any donation is eligible under section 80-G of the income Tax Act 1961 and enables you to claim a tax write off of 50% of the amount donated.

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