In 2016, you helped us find solutions to malnutrition in Guatemala. Thank you!

Guatemala’s children have the highest rates of chronic malnutrition in Latin America. When children do not eat enough diverse foods, their growth is stunted. This affects their energy levels and ability to learn – which means malnourished children will most likely earn less when they become adults, repeating the cycle of poverty. Without your help, […]

Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition Launched in Kenya this week

On November 24, the Kenyan Ministry of Health, together with Aga Khan Foundation, Amref, Hellen Keller, Map International, Micronutrient Initiative, World Vision and Action Against Hunger / Action Contre La Faim, launched the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition (PMNCHN) in Kenya. Goals of this partnership include strengthening health systems in Kenya, reducing […]

Action Against Hunger launches new project in Guatemala & Kenya thanks to Canada

Canada to support Action Against Hunger’s Systems Enhancement for Transformative Health (SETH) Project in Guatemala and Kenya Thanks to Canada’s ongoing leadership in the area of maternal and child health, Action Against Hunger will ensure more Guatemalan and Kenyan children celebrate their fifth birthdays. Through the Partnerships for Strengthening Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PSMNCH) […]

Drought in Guatemala Action Against Hunger

Drought in Guatemala Raises Hunger Threat

Three years of erratic rainfall followed by a drought during the planting season in 2014 has put the food security of nearly 1.5 million people in danger in the Dry Corridor of Guatemala. In rural areas, where over 50% of the population lives, families have exhausted their options. Action Against Hunger is leading a consortium of […]