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A Mother and Child's Health, a Cause All Women Can Support

"#GivingTuesday is the perfect occasion to redeem our digital selves. To go online and make a holiday gift in honor of a mom you love, and to use our collective voice on social media to unite around the importance of supporting maternal health initiatives around the world...In my work at Action Against Hunger, I recently encountered a woman who embodies the spirit of connection and care that mothers and daughters owe to one other -- she's my inspiration for supporting maternal health on #GivingTuesday..." 

#GivingTuesday: A Mother and Child's Health

Today the nonprofit community launches its first-ever #GivingTuesday. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a movement intended to open the holiday season on a philanthropic note. Go to www.givingtuesday.org to learn more and get involved. Making a gift to Action Against Hunger is a great way to kick off the season in the true spirit of the holidays!

Action Against Hunger Kenya Takes Nutrition Work to Next Level

Huyen Tran, Action Against Hunger’s Country Program Coordinator in Kenya, participated this week in a groundbreaking nutrition symposium. In a Q&A with me, she reveals how the results of the gathering will impact the country’s humanitarian interventions for years to come.

Elisabeth Rapport (ER): The first-ever Kenya Nutrition Symposium was held this week. Describe the significance of this event for the humanitarian community in Kenya, and for Action Against Hunger specifically.

Kenya: Vaccines, Vitamins and Vegetables - On Nutrition Fight Frontlines

"Dr. Sandra Mutuma is senior nutrition advisor to Action Against Hunger U.K. and lead author of a report on nutrition presented last month at Westminster, home of Britain's Parliament, by Action Against Hunger and IDS. She says only about 1 percent of the funds needed to effectively address undernutrition are currently being spent. That may be changing, with both individual African governments and international donors showing new resolution to tackle the problem.

Kenya: Cash Grants To Support Post-Election Violence Livelihood Recovery

At Action Against Hunger, we have a history of pioneering the application of cutting-edge tools and techniques to old, persistent problems in aid and development. In that tradition, we are a leading partner of the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

A Year Post-Crisis, Plenty of Progress Across the Horn of Africa

Severe drought isn’t something we’re accustomed to here in the United States. That’s why it comes as little surprise that when one hits, as it has this past month throughout America’s west, it makes and sustains major headlines. But while crop forecasts predict significant losses and higher food prices next year, this drought will in no way devastate our livelihoods, or our likelihood to be able to put dinner on the table.

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Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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