Aiding Nigeria’s Food System

Currently, Nigeria stands as the most populous country in Africa at approximately 200 million. The United Nations (U.N.) projects a short-term baby boom in sub-Saharan Africa. However, as Nigeria’s population increases, it food systems cannot keep up. In fact, 60% of Nigeria’s population lives below the poverty line. According to the World Food Programme (WFP), Read more…

Food Distribution: A Great Way to Celebrate World Food Day

Food for the Hungry is our name for a reason. From the very beginning 50 years ago, FH has responded to disaster situations in some of the hardest places on earth. Food distributions play a big part in many of these relief efforts in the wake of hurricanes, earthquakes, displacement and refugee crises, and other […]
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From Food Shortage to Surplus — A Family Garden was the Answer

The food shortage in Soam’s village left him utterly exhausted. He worked hard, long hours. Barely a few minutes went by when he wasn’t doing something to support his wife and four sons. But no matter what he did, it never seemed to be enough. He and his family often wondered what they would eat, […]
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