Families in Colombia who received emergency cash transfers had higher levels of life satisfaction, more stable incomes, and reduced risks of food insecurity, even three months after receiving the last cash transfer.
Action Against Hunger supports Village Savings and Loan Associations in Uganda, where people can pool their resources, distribute loans, teach financial techniques, and empower community members to save their money.
Nearly 258 million people in 58 countries are facing acute food insecurity, a figure that has grown by 65 million people since last year. Action Against Hunger calls on the global community to take immediate action.
According to a new report from Action Against Hunger, fewer than 30% of appeals for humanitarian support for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) related programs were met in 2022, leaving an average funding gap of 70.3%.
Hear from five women working for Action Against Hunger in Afghanistan who face daily restrictions, who continue to fight against injustice and hunger, and who remind us that – despite everything – hope is always possible.