World hunger 2009

  • In 2009, the ranks of the world’s
    hungry reached a record 1 billion
    and the number continues to rise.
  • Every six seconds a child dies from
    hunger-related causes.
  • More than 60 percent of chronically
    hungry people are women.
  • Poor nutrition causes nearly one in
    three people to die
    prematurely or
    become disabled.
  • In the developing world, 26 percent
    of children under the age of 5 are
    moderately to severely underweight

Here’s what you can do:

Baptist Soup Kitchen – Philipsburg, St. Maarten (Carribean)

Baptist Soup Kitchen
Many people have come to St. Maarten looking for work, but instead have found themselves jobless, homeless and hungry. $190 feeds 100 people per week! Read More…
Calvary Baptist School Feeding program – Port au Prince, Haiti

Calvary Baptist School Feeding Program
The 6,600 students who attend the 18 CBC schools would not be able to stay alert and learn were it not for the nutritious school meal they enjoy every day…the only meal most will eat that day. $59,400 run feeding for an entire year! Read More…
Christian Home Care program – Kitwe, Zambia

Christian Home Care Program
Christian laypersons volunteer to bring food, material support and encouragement to almost 100 chronically ill, homebound patients too sick to fend for themselves-many of whom are suffering from T.B. or dying of AIDS. $40 helps one patient for an entire month! Read More…
More from our Project Catalog here.

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