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
- More than 60 percent of chronically
hungry people are women.
- Poor nutrition causes nearly one in
three people to die prematurely or
- 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)
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
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 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.