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Water trucking in Somalia - Action Against Hunger Canada

“No Water and No Harvest”

In drought-stricken Somalia, Action Against Hunger is trucking water to communities, treating malnourished children, and working with families to prevent hunger. “There is no water and no harvest,” says Amina Mukhtar as she loads water onto her donkey cart with the help of her son. This is the same story you will hear from nearly […]

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Meet our Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon run crew!

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is quickly approaching! If you live in the area or are planning to be in town, we invite you to join us on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 to run, sponsor or cheer on our run crew! Even if you aren’t going to be in the Toronto area at that time […]

Founding an Action Against Hunger chapter, these two leaders found themselves

Kamillia and Angelica representing the Action Against Hunger, Glendon College chapter Action Against Hunger welcomes everyone to join us in the fight against malnutrition. We recently had the honour to meet with Kamillia and Angelica, who founded a new Action Against Hunger chapter at their university. These two young leaders share their story: We started […]

Drought Threatens Communities Where Cows Are Currency

Each day, Garbicha and his oldest son walk with their cows for hours to find food and water. Photo by Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. As Ethiopia suffers its second severe drought in the last three years, 3.5 million of the country’s children suffer from life-threatening malnutrition. Action Against Hunger is working with herding […]

Shaadya at home is part of the recycling program - Action Against Hunger

Recycling to build a new life

Though Jordan may be a landlocked country in the Middle East, inhabited by more than 10 million people, it is, in some ways, an island of stability in the region. Although it shares its borders with many turbulent neighbours, in recent years, the Hashemite Kingdom has made it a point of honour to maintain peace. […]

Ousmane’s triumph against malnutrition

Photo: Ousmane, one-and-a-half year old boy treated by our staff in Mauritania. Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. Our communications officer, Lys Arango, was recently in Mauritania, where she met Aminata and her son, Ousmane. Here, Lys shares her story: “Tell me Aminata,” asks the psychosocial worker, “how many days ago did Ousmane start to have […]