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In Pakistan, a Young Hygiene Hero Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

Eleven-year-old Benazir* shouted enthusiastically from the stage where she stood, “Choose handwashing, choose health!” More than 400 students from five different schools had come together to celebrate Global Handwashing Day in K.N. Shah Town in Dadu District, Sindh Province, Pakistan, and she wanted to show them that a simple act can have a big impact—by washing their hands with soap and clean water, they can help create a healthy and bright future.

Action Newsletter: Best Practices and Lessons Learnt: Empowering women in rural Kenya

This newsletter is a bi-annual publication for Action Against Hunger's Kenya Mission.  The aim is to reach out to various stakeholders and partners to increase awareness about our programmes.  This publication highlights the most recent information on current pogrammes, including the unique initiative, Mother to Mother Support Group, that is transforming the lives of hundreds of families.

82,000 People Affected by Floods in Kenya

Since March, severe flooding caused by heavy rains has devastated the usually dry region of Tana River County, Kenya. The lives and livelihoods of more than 82,000 people hang in the balance, as they have lost their belongings, farmland, livestock, and access to clean water. An estimated 63,000 people are still displaced, unable to return home because their houses have been destroyed.

Charity: Water Partners with ACF to Deliver Clean Water

The international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger / Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is pleased to announce a formal partnership with the New York-based nonprofit Charity: Water to rehabilitate a water distribution network in Fizi territory, South Kivu Province, of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

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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