Hunger Facts

  • 840 million people are severely undernourished

  • 153 million of these are children under the age of 5

  • One child dies every two seconds from malnutrition & hunger

  • 54 nations currently do not produce enough food to feed their populations

  • Malnutrition can severely affect a child's intellectual development

  • 13 million children in the United States go to bed hungry

  • Nearly one-fourth of the world's population lives on less than $1 per day