HUNGER FACTS

About 821 million people are chronically undernourished.

690 million people live in chronic hunger

98% of people suffering from undernourishment live in low-income sections

Nearly 99% of undernourished people live in developing nations.

About 50% of all deaths in children are under 5 years due to under-nutrition.

130 million additional people may be pushed into chronic hunger by the COVID-19 pandemic

World Hunger Day is celebrated on 28th May globally. The objective of this day is to raise awareness about people living in chronic hunger. As we learn to deal with the COVID pandemic, we are also on the edge of a hunger pandemic. By ensuring that each and every one of us is fed well in this crisis, we will be able to reduce chronic hunger to a great extent. 

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IMPACT

Protect individuals from malnutrition

Support marginalised families to avoid hunger-related illnesses

So far, Akshaya Patra has served a cumulative of 124 million (12.4 crore) meals.

Join The Akshaya Patra Foundation in eliminating hunger on this World Hunger day. Let’s support the needy people and help them sustain in this crisis with their families.

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