Mohamed from Mogadishu, Somalia, eats ready-to-use therapeutic food at home after receiving treatment for malnutrition from Action Against Hunger.


We’re an international charity committed to saving the lives of malnourished children and supporting their families to beat hunger.

About us


Good nutrition

An Action Against Hunger staff member screens a child for malnutrition in Mali.

Providing children with the nutrition they need means they can fulfil their potential and look forward to a brighter future.

Gender equality

A group of women supported by Action Against Hunger in Ethiopia.

Hunger affects everyone differently. But around the world, women and girls are most at risk of becoming malnourished.

Climate resilience

Gai tries to spear fish after his village in South Sudan is flooded.

Rising temperatures and extreme weather are having a huge impact on communities already struggling to get the food they need.

Safer communities

South Sudanese refugees supported by an Action Against Hunger member of staff.

Most people facing hunger and malnutrition in the world today can be found in countries affected by conflict.

A second wave of Covid-19 surges through IndiaAshwini Salvi with her young child in India.

CoronavirusA second wave of Covid-19 surges through India

Meet mothers in Mumbai as they tell us how the pandemic has changed their lives. Our teams are providing urgent support to vulnerable communities.

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  • 46 countries

    We fight hunger and malnutrition in 46 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

  • 17m

    Our life-saving programmes reached 17 million people around the world in 2019.

  • 91p

    Out of every £1 raised, 91p goes directly towards our charitable activities.

Gaza Emergency AppealMother holds her baby in Gaza

Gaza Emergency Appeal

The recent violence has increased the already enormous humanitarian needs in Gaza while the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect the Palestinian community.

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Our programmes in the UKA volunteer cooks a meal at Cracking Good Food in Manchester.

Our programmes in the UK

To respond to growing food poverty in the UK, we’ve supported local partners to maintain, scale up and set up community facilities in London, the West Midlands and Manchester.

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