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Fight Hunger

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Fight Hunger

Fight Hunger is a global initiative based in World Food Programme and its partners. Fight Hunger is closely linked with the UN Millennium Development Goals, most specifically Goal #1: to halve the number of people suffering from poverty and hunger by 2015. There were almost 870 million hungry people in the world in 2010-2012, many of whom are children.[2]

Fight Hunger also claimed that every time a site visitor clicked the Click to Feed a Child link, sponsors donated US$0.19 to the UN World Food Programme, providing one meal to a child.

The most significant event of Fight Hunger is Walk the World, a global day of advocacy and fundraising. On 21 May 2006, more than 760,000 people walked in 420 locations in 118 different countries to call for the end of child hunger. Walk the World was first held in 2003.


  1. ^ [2] FightHunger About Page
  2. ^ "The State of Food Insecurity in the World" (PDF). Executive Summary 2012. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 

External links

  • - Official site of the campaign to end child hunger by 2015
  • World Food Programme
  • Video about World Hunger Fair at Georgetown made by The People Speak
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