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From the Field Breakfast with Sadiya
Breakfast with Sadiya's family is like being invited in by a favourite aunt you loved to visit as a child. Few would guess that in this little oasis, Sadiya's children were once malnourished because of extreme poverty.
From the Field Ethiopia providing hope for a Hunger Free Africa
When people think about Ethiopia, many immediately think famine. But that's not the whole story.
Change Makers It takes a village to feed a family
Aimée Wimbush-Bourque runs a blog devoted to real-life, delicious, kid-friendly nourishment that her readers can make themselves. She's also a champion of community and families, just like Delia from one of our projects in Bolivia.
From the Field Unleashing the power of the Super Tortilla

Families are fighting malnutrition in Honduras, with a new way of thinking about adding vegetables to the kids’ tortillas. Not rolled up inside, where they can be detected and avoided, but mashed into the actual dough.
 


From the Field Our favourite photos of 2017
Check out this year's seasonal snapshots: World Vision Canada's highlight reel!
Change Makers Hope from the humble egg
The humble egg is making an exceptional difference in the lives of children and families around the world. 
Change Makers 5 tips for capturing a social media-worthy meal
Food writer and photographer (and Hungerfree spokesperson) Dennis the Prescott knows a thing or two about fab food photography.
From the Field A nutritionist’s take on Somalia
I'm travelling along a jagged road in Puntaland, Somalia in a land cruiser. My companion is a nutritionist from World Vision Somalia. His name is Mohammud.
Change Makers What food insecurity means to teenagers like Jennifer

It was at a youth forum where I met Jennifer, a World Vision Kenya volunteer. By the age of nine Jennifer was expected to work every day or go hungry. This Day of the Girl, I’m remembering Jennifer’s courageous commitment to a Hunger Free world, and I’m even more determined to join her in making that a reality. 

From the Field What happens when refugees are given land instead of tents
More than a million South Sudanese refugees have poured into Uganda in the last year, forming one of the biggest refugee settlements in the world.
From the Field Young woman starts program to feed 1,200 schoolchildren
Wawira’s story began with a single realization, “What did I do to deserve a better life than other kids around me?” While she grew up with comfort and three meals a day, there were those in her community of Ruiru, Kenya who didn’t have access to nutritious food or quality education. 
From the Field We pray for rain: Drought & hunger in Somalia
I've never seen a place so dry. “You have places like this in the U.S.?” asks Mohammud, a nutritionist with the Somali team. “Kind of,” I say. “There’s a place they call Death Valley.”
 
Change Makers Dennis the Prescott: Food Is Community
Dennis is that guy from Instagram that makes you drool on your phone- chef, author and all-around nice East Coast guy. He's also a change-maker who believes a hunger-free world is possible.
From the Field How generosity can build the world
In the Dominican Republic, in slums pressed between vacation resorts, there is a café without tables, without chairs. You'll never find it on Yelp. It's a café that taught me about true generosity.
Voices 10 ingredients for a Hunger Free world

We’ve gathered 10 unique ingredients for food activism. These life ingredients take care of the earth and share the bounty with the most vulnerable in our global community.

Voices Food waste and garbage, not the same thing
I live in Toronto, a city full of high rises and a population over 6 million, if you include the surrounding suburban area. While the city is not usually known as a hotbed for sustainable living, you will find farmers; markets scattered around the city.
From the Field 5 Ways to Get into the Soccer Spirit
I’m not afraid to admit that I’m in love; even though I’ve been playing for nearly two decades, soccer and I are still in the honeymoon phase. Sure, like every relationship, we’ve had our ups and downs. But there is something magical about soccer that brings people together. That’s what I can’t get enough of.
From the Field 5 global dishes with deeper meaning
I lived in Haiti for 8 months after college. Immersing yourself in a different culture is exhilarating - I thrived on the challenge of trying new foods and learning a new language. What was most fascinating to me about Haitian culture, was the purpose behind their daily details. Specifically, in the food they made.
In the News What is famine? Definition, facts and how to help
In Canada, where most families have enough to eat, it's easy to become complacent about the idea of hunger. In the developing world, it's a different story.
Voices World hunger: facts & how to help
Over 800 million people around the globe, most of them in developing countries, suffer from chronic food deprivation on a daily basis. Learn more and how you can help.
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