World Hunger Day is observed on May 28th 2016 organized by Britain´s the Hunger Project UK.
It is estimated that most of the malnourished people living in developing countries constitutes to 98% of the world's population. It is a known fact that 870 million people do not have enough food to eat. Even today, 90% majority of deaths occurs only because of hunger and poverty related illness. It is not area specific and is happening in other parts of the world as well not as a result of famine or from the high profile emergency crises but because of the persistent hunger that exists in the developing world particularly in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.
World Hunger Day is about raising awareness of the hunger and poverty related issues. The idea behind this day is to inspire people in both the developed and developing countries to show their harmony and support to end hunger and poverty.
Every year on World Hunger Day, the achievements of millions of people who are trying to end their hunger and poverty is observed and celebrated. By empowering people in meeting their basic needs and to lead lives of self-reliance could result in building better futures for their children.
Every individual who seek to end hunger and poverty can get involved in the World Hunger Day through understanding the challenges, use the talent they possess and offer your support in planning fundraising event or spread the word as global citizens for the needy ones.
Though we can’t eradicate the world hunger and poverty instantly but one can support the organizations established to develop effective, bottom-up strategies to end hunger and poverty.
Join your hands to empower people to end their hunger.