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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 […]

“Where there is life, there is hope”

When the war broke out in South Sudan, Nyalat and Nyahok were among millions of people forced to flee their homes. They walked hand-in-hand with their children and crossed into Ethiopia to seek refuge in Gambella region. Despite finding physical safety, the two women plunged into a deep depression, triggered by the deaths of their […]

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 […]

Lake Chad Basin Crisis: Food Security and Livelihoods Program in Niger

 Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, Niger   The ongoing Lake Chad Basin Crisis, one of the most severe humanitarian emergencies in the world, has displaced 2.4 million people and caused food insecurity for 5 million people across Niger, Chad, Nigeria and Cameroon. The armed group Boko Haram has led a nine-year insurgency in […]

Danny Glenwright Action Against Hunger

Danny Glenwright appointed as Executive Director

TORONTO, 10 August 2015 – Action Against Hunger Canada is delighted to announce the appointment of Danny Glenwright as Executive Director.  The Toronto-based organization is part of Action Against Hunger International, a global humanitarian organization saving the lives of undernourished children and advancing sustainable nutritional health in some of the most vulnerable communities in the […]