When we can speak the facts about hunger, we can tell the story and motivate others to get involved.
The total number of chronically hungry people in Southeast Asia has plunged by close to 70 million in the last two decades thanks to economic growth and policies to feed the poor. However, the prevalence of underweight children in 2011 was highest in Southern Asia among all regions, with 57 million children under five, underweight. When we can speak the facts about hunger, we can easily tell the story of those suffering and motivate others to get involved!
Considering how easy it is for untrue statements and misconceptions to spread in our age of information, we urge you to learn the facts for yourself. We’ve compiled a list of useful figures and quotes to equip you on our shared journey to a hunger-free world.