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Malnutrition nearly separated them for good. Now twins Princess and Precious are looking forward to a healthy future.

Princess and Precious with their grandmother, Sabina. Photo: Joan Nduta for Action Against Hunger, Tanzania. Although twin sisters Princess and Precious Ferdinand were born only hours apart, their health was vastly different. Princess, the older twin, was born healthy and strong, whereas Precious was small and weak. The girls live in the village of Chisayu, […]

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Maternity Open Days: Bringing communities together to promote maternal health

Mothers and babies gathered for a Maternity Open Day in Kenya. Photo: Naomi Garneau for Action Against Hunger. Editor’s Note: Material for this article was gathered before the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, prevention measures including social distancing and limiting the size of gatherings have been implemented across all our programs. When women give birth under […]

Crisis In Yemen - Action Against Hunger

After years of war, families in Yemen struggle for survival

Children collecting water from a water point. Photo: Florian Seriex for Action Against Hunger, Yemen. In Yemen, years of conflict have taken a devastating toll on children and families. The conflict has contributed to the collapse of the economy and basic services and is pushing nearly every district in the country into extreme or crisis […]

Year in Photos 2020 - Action Against Hunger

Year in Photos 2020

A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER Words alone cannot describe a year like 2020, which brought immense losses while showing us the true meaning of resilience. Through a selection of powerful photographs, we tell the story of a year that challenged us like never before. Join us as we look back on the hardships we faced, […]

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Better Maternity Care Means Healthier Babies and Happier Mothers in Kenya

Hildah with her baby son in Kenya. On an evening in July, Hildah went to the Kitale County Referral Hospital in western Kenya complaining of abdominal pain. Two hours later, she was a new mother. Hildah’s labour was short but difficult. “I was in a lot of pain, and I was afraid,” she said. Her […]

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Care Groups and Their Gardens Flourish in Cambodia

A member of the community tending her garden in Cambodia. Photo by: Jean-Francois Perigois for Action Against Hunger Cambodia. In 2016, at least one in three children in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia, were chronically malnourished. Our teams set out to change this – focusing on mothers and children and in consultation with community leaders at […]