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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

Mamadou prays as the first rains of the year arrive in Mauritania.

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.

Between conflict and malnutritionGeorgine with her 27-month-old son, David who was treated at an Action Against Hunger-supported health centre for severe acute malnutrition in DRC.

Democratic Republic of CongoBetween conflict and malnutrition

In Ituri, ongoing fighting between different communities has destroyed the homes and livelihoods of people like Georgine – causing widespread hunger.

Meet Georgine


  • 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.

Mental Health Awareness WeekEsther with her eight-month-old daughter and Micheline during a mental health session at a school in Kichanga, DR Congo.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Hunger, conflict and natural disasters can have a huge impact on people’s mental health, particularly in the world’s most vulnerable communities.

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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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