Monthly Archives: June 2015

Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) Action Against Hunger

A Hidden Crisis: Acute Malnutrition in Northern Senegal

Senegal is not the first country that comes to mind when one thinks of humanitarian crises. Home to one of Africa’s most stable democracies and largely unaffected by the Ebola crisis which ravaged its southern neighbours, Senegal is often thought of as the regional hub of business, culture and tourism in West Africa. And yet, […]

A Message From Our Colleagues in Nepal

In the last month we have reached over 18,000 people thanks to the tremendous commitment and dedication of our 160 colleagues in Nepal. Our team in Nepal explain why they set aside their own personal trauma to help others while sending their thanks to you for your support. “Thank you! Muchas Gracias! Deyra Manana, Allah […]

World Refugee Day 2015 Action Against Hunger

World Refugee Day 2015: Fatima’s Story

In the above photo, Fatima is the woman second from the left in blue and white. There are more than 16 million refugees around the world, many of which are women and children.  This World Refugee Day 2015 we recognize the struggle of families who have been forced to flee their homes because of conflict […]

Canadian students unite to fight against hunger!

Since January 2015, Canadian students  united to fight against global hunger to raise over $6,650 for Burkina Faso. This has allowed us to save the lives of over 147 malnourished children.  Several schools across Canada have united against malnutrition through the Students Against Hunger program in the spring of 2015. Through this program, participating schools offer their […]

The Need for Mental Health Care and Psychosocial Support in Nepal

  When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April 2015, more than 8,000 people were killed and thousands more injured. Homes were destroyed and livelihoods ground to a halt as families took in the extent of the devastation. When disasters like these happen, they leave mental as well as physical scars. That’s why we’re […]

Chef Eric Wood Action Against Hunger

Action-Spotlight: Meet Chef Eric Wood

We here at Action Against Hunger Canada have had the esteemed pleasure of working with some truly fantastic and inspired individuals. This month’s action-spotlight falls on one such person, Chef Eric Wood. Chef Eric Wood is the genius behind pivotal Ontario hotspots and restaurants like the Maple Leaf Tavern, Hawthorne Food and Drink, Port Restaurant […]