Charities Food/Hunger

Around 795 million people go to bed hungry every night. Micronutrient deficiency affects 2 billion people, making them susceptible to long-term, irreversible health effects. At least 17 million children suffer from severe acute undernutrition around the world, the cause of death for about 1 million children every year.

Top Charity: Action Against Hunger

Across nearly 50 countries, Action Against Hunger has led the global fight against hunger. With over 6500 field staff assisting more than 14.9 million people, whether it's due to food crises or emergencies caused by conflicts or natural disasters, they are there for families in need of food and nutrition across the globe.

Charity Stats & Comparison

Below you'll find a summary of the charity's statistics and independent reviews compared to other leading organisations (you can hit the icons to view in-depth charity reports from each independent research organisation):

Action Against Hunger World Food Program One Acre Fund
scope International International International
% cause 93.00% 90.20% 90.00%
% admin 7.00% 9.80% 10.00%
countries 45+ 75 6
founded 1979 1961 2006
Independent Review
C.N. Score 97.05/100 84.33/100 94.28/100
C.N. Rating
C.W. Grade A n/a A
G.S. Level Gold Silver Platinum
G.N.P. Reviews (x82) (x2) (x4)

Although the World Food Program has a strong global reach, their independent reviews have not been great. Action Against Hunger however not only have a significant global reach, but they also have exceptional reviews & ratings from all 5 independent research organisations, and even spend less on organisation running costs.

Hunger Programs

Action Against Hunger trains and builds the capacity of small-scale farmers to increase production, while working to increase the number of children worldwide who are screened and treated for undernutrition. Humanitarian emergencies caused by conflicts and natural disasters disrupt or destroy harvests and infrastructure for livelihoods, to which Action Against Hunger is also committed to aid.

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Where They Work

For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, Action Against Hunger has fought to enable people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and for whole communities to prosper. They constantly search for more effective solutions, while sharing knowledge and expertise with the world. Their goal: completely free the world from hunger.

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Impact On Hunger

Action Against Hunger's technical expertise is internationally renowned, due to more than 35 years of operational experience in countries with the highest burdens of hunger, and to their contributions to developing revolutionary nutrition products and field testing treatment protocols that have become international best practice.

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