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Hunger and Livelihoods
Helping Families Provide for their Children
Children are more likely to be healthy and educated when their families are not worried about where the next meal will come from. But in many rural parts of the world, families urgently need support to grow or buy a variety of foods for their children to thrive. To effectively fight child hunger and improve children's wellbeing, nutritious food must be made available to families, and families must have the means to buy it.
To help parents provide for their children's basic nutritional needs, Save the Children's hunger and livelihoods programs focus on improving the food supply, farming practices and finances of families in need.
In 2012, Save the Children's livelihoods programs reached more than 7 million children and adults, thanks to the many families, government officials and community volunteers who contribute their time and support to help these children thrive.
Our new Food for Thought report looks at how missing out on nutritious food in the early years can impact a child's ability to learn and earn.
How You Can Help
Charitable contributions from people like you make it possible for us to support hunger programs and so much more. Please support our mission and work around the world with a gift to our Global Action Fund. You can count on us to be good stewards of your generous donation, helping vulnerable children where the need is greatest with whatever they need the most.
Last Updated October 2013