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Hawa with help from community health workers - Action Against Hunger

Recovering from malnutrition: 1-year-old Hawa Keita’s story

Photo: Toby Madden for Action Against Hunger, Mali   We did not know why she was crying and we did not know it was an illness. Little 1-year-old Hawa and her twin brother Adama live in a village in rural Mali. Hawa is recovering from severe acute malnutrition, which was spotted and diagnosed by an […]

Work program/Argent Contre Travail - Action Against Hunger

Empowering Women and Uniting Communities in Jordan

Photo: Salam Naqaresh working on her sewing machine. Freya Dowson for Action Against Hunger. Since the onset of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, approximately 660,000 people have fled Syria and registered as refugees in Jordan. Due to the constant influx of people from across the border, refugees and Jordanians alike have been struggling with […]

Government of Canada Investment in Women's Health - Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger commends the Government of Canada for its investment in global women’s health.

Toronto, ON, June 4, 2019 — Canada continues to be at the forefront of international assistance by advancing the health and rights of women, adolescents and children around the globe with a ten-year, $1.4 billion annual investment starting in 2023. The new funding, announced today as part of the Women Deliver 2019 conference taking place this week in Vancouver, formally recognizes the […]

Mata Hernandez Family in Peru

Jan’s adventure to Peru

Photo by Lys Arango. Samanta, Amelie, Marwin and Jan at their home in Carabayllo, Peru.   Jan, 7-years-old, says he’s certain that if his parents had not decided to flee Venezuela, he would never have had such an exciting life. “I’ve travelled across four countries, walked through trails in the jungle, seen amazing landscapes and […]

Empowering women work program - Action Against Hunger Canada

Empowering women through work programs in Jordan

“To tell you the truth”, says Sameera, “I found myself in this project”. Sameera Al Salaam is from the city of Nawa, Syria. Before fleeing to Jordan, Sameera lived a comfortable life with her husband, a construction worker, and their two children, Sajeda and Ali. “In my house, I had a little garden and a […]

Shelter Saving Lives Mental Health - Action Against Hunger

Meet Luz Tamara, the school janitor who saves lives

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. Luz Tamara Angulo was cleaning toilets in the Mi Pequeño Sol de Lima school when she heard screams coming from the classroom. She ran toward the noise and found a five-year-old boy named Thiago on the floor. As his teacher watched in panic, Thiago was having a series […]