On the 16th October every year, World Food Day helps puts poverty and hunger in the spotlight. Tonight, one in eight people will go to bed hungry tonight. In 2014, it shouldn't have to be this way. See how your support can help change the lives of families who suffer from hunger.
Malawi continues to be one of the poorest countries in the world with families facing many challenges to grow enough food. This is why we are pleased to share that we have a new three year project which will work towards ensuring whole communities can feed their families all year round.
This June we launched our annual Curry for Change campaign and we would love you to join us! It's simple, make a difference today by cooking or enjoying curry. Visit one of our partner restaurants throughout June or host your own curry evening, and you will be helping to change the lives of families who suffer from hunger.
Families in rural Malawi are increasingly struggling to grow enough food from one year to the next. See how your support is helping communities like Agripa Jere village to adapt to the challenges of climate change and HIV and AIDS, so they can grow more food to tackle the hunger they face and provide their children with the nutrition they need.
Meet Nirmala. Thanks to your support Nirmala now has the opportunity grow more food, earn more money and access better healthcare for her family. Growing up in a remote tribal tribal village in India she never thought this would be possible, but now she is changing her children's future for the better.
Saturday 8th March is International Women's Day, a day to celebrate their economic, political and social achievements, but also to highlight the struggles women continue to face worldwide. See how your support is helping women to achieve their potential.
Thanks to your support in 2013, we have enabled women in India, Nepal, Malawi and Zimbabwe to tackle the poverty they face and build a better future for their families. We met Ranjeeta from India and Christine from Malawi this year, and they shared their story with us.
We have been working in Nepal for two years and your support has helped tribal families to break free from the cycle of poverty. We recently completed our first project and have some exciting news to share on our plans for 2014.
Sunday 1st December is World AIDS Day. The families we work with in Malawi and Zimbabwe face challenges on daily basis to grow enough food and to earn an income, but these hardships are made worse for those living with HIV and AIDS. See the difference your support can make.
Did you know that you can support the families we work with just by doing your Christmas shopping? We have partnered with online card company Silverstamp who are matching donations and offering you a special discount, and the online shopping app Give as you Live, which lets you shop with your favourite brands who donate a percentage of your purchase to us, at no extra cost to you. So what are you waiting for!