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Education and awareness are the first steps to understanding and solving any issue — and world hunger is no different. Growing the Movement is a pillar of our strategy to end hunger by 2030, and we need your help! Please use your social network for social good by sharing a fact or quote below to shed light and inspire action. By spreading the word, you’ll help us reach a whole new audience of Hunger Champions.

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

FAO

The number of people facing hunger in the world has dropped from 24% in 1990 to about 10%.

FAO

Africa has the highest prevalence of undernourishment — nearly 21% of the population is affected.

FAO

Giving women farmers more resources could bring the number of hungry people in the world down by 100-150 million people.

World Food Programme

Malnutrition is the single largest contributor to disease in the world.

FAO

School feeding programs can help prevent hunger, increase school enrollment, reduce absenteeism and improve learning outcomes.

FAO

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