Action Against Hunger is a needs-driven organisation with a primary focus of targeting the most vulnerable groups -- especially women, the elderly and children. All our activities aim to maintain and/or restore human dignity.
Action Against Hunger abides by the following general values of humanitarian responsibility in carrying out its work.
Action Against Hunger promotes a comprehensive approach to address the underlying causes of hunger by integrating our competence in nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, whenever possible.
To the extent possible, Action Against Hunger programmes seek to work with communities in the definition, implementation and evaluation of the projects .
To the extent possible, Action Against Hunger seeks environmentally friendly solutions in its programmes.
Action Against Hunger programmes are designed to have a defined timeframe and aim to restore self-sufficiency and independence to vulnerable populations throughout the world.
In carrying out our activities, all members adhere to a charter of principles that form the foundation of our humanitarian commitment: independence, impartiality, non-discrimination, free and direct access, professionalism and transparency. Click here to read our Charter of Principles.