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Yearly Archives: 2017

A woman’s world for South Sudanese refugees

Thank you for helping us #Care4Mom. With your support we’ve set up 120 mom-to-mom support groups in Uganda for women who have fled South Sudan. The following is an excerpt of a story by Paula Dear for BBC Online. You can find the full story and photos on BBC Online. An estimated 86% of the more than […]

Refuge from famine: Florence’s Story

Less than a year ago, there wasn’t much to see on the sparsely populated land surrounding the town of Yumbe, Uganda—today, it’s the world’s largest refugee camp. Bidi Bidi settlement, located about 30 miles south of the border between South Sudan and Uganda, is now home to more than 270,000 people who’ve fled conflict and […]

Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy

Last Friday, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie launched Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy. Our Executive Director, Danny Glenwright, shared his thoughts on this exciting announcement in The Globe & Mail. We know from our +30 years of experience that when women and girls are included in planning and […]

SOMALIA: Hawo’s Story

Action Against Hunger’s emergency response in Somalia includes projects like this one, a water distribution system in the Eyl district. Photo: Khadija Farah for Action Against Hunger, Somalia   Communities in rural Somalia make their living through agriculture and raising livestock: 80 percent of the population depends on small-scale farming to survive. Many are nomadic pastoralists, […]

One donation, twice the impact: Government of Canada announces Famine Relief Fund

EMERGENCY APPEAL: FAMINE RELIEF FUND The Government of Canada has just launched the Famine Relief Fund in response to the humanitarian crises taking place in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen. This means your donation will now have twice the impact. For every dollar donated to our famine relief efforts, they will set aside the […]

Love Food Give Food Spotlight: Lisa Marie

Pictured: Lisa Marie’s chef, Matt Basile, and his featured Kungpow Cauliflower Love Food Give Food, running for the months of April and May, is Action Against Hunger’s annual event to unite food lovers with restaurants that are passionate about ending global hunger. This year we’re shining the spotlight on one of our participating restaurants each […]