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Education and awareness are the first steps to understanding and solving any issue — and world hunger is no different. Use your social network for social good by sharing a fact or quote below to shed light and inspire action.

815 million people in the world don’t get the food they need to live a healthy life.

2017 FAO Stats

66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world.

World Food Programme

Every $1 spent on malnutrition prevention delivers $16 in economic returns.

2016 Global Nutrition Report

Asia has the largest number of hungry people, with two-thirds of the population affected.

FAO

If women farmers had the same equal access to resources as men, the number of hungry people could fall by 150 million.

FAO

Malnutrition in all its forms – from wasting to obesity – directly affects one in three people.

2016 Global Nutrition Report

Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.

Nelson Mandela

We rise by lifting others.

Robert Ingersoll

We know that a peaceful world cannot exist one-third rich and two-thirds hungry.

President Jimmy Carter

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.

Mother Teresa

You pray for the hungry. Then you feed them. This is how prayer works.

Pope Francis

If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.

Buzz Aldrin