Over 500m children, throughout the World, are going to sleep every night without having had a decent meal that day. With your help, The Well Foundation food programme aims to provide meals in 26 countries every 26 weeks
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Inadequate diets are a root cause of persisting nutritional problems which undermine the health, growth and development of Ugandan children. Stunting affects more than one quarter – 29 percent – of children under 5
Mauritania faces major challenges, including food insecurity, malnutrition, gender inequality and land degradation. One in five children is chronically malnourished.
Undernutrition is widespread, and 32 percent of children under 5 years of age are stunted, while 10 percent suffer from wasting.
The Gambia’s poverty rate remains at 48 percent, while food insecurity has risen from 5 to 8 percent over the past five years.
Sri Lanka faces many socioeconomic challenges, including the impact of a nutritional ‘triple burden’ spanning undernutrition, high levels of overweight and obesity and micronutrient deficiencies.
Around 5.1 million Sierra Leoneans are estimated to lack sufficient nutritious food to live a healthy life, with 789,536 of them being severely food insecure
Poverty is widespread in Malawi, with 50% of its population living under the poverty line of $2/day according to the World Bank.
Nearly 700,000 Muslims living in Rakhine State have had to flee Myanmar and seek refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Approximately 36 percent of Nepali children under 5 are stunted, while 27 percent are underweight, and 10 percent suffer from wasting due to acute malnutrition.
Poverty is on the rise, affecting 78.1 percent of people, and food insecurity levels are twice as high in families headed by women.
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, nearly one third of the population (33 percent, or 1.6 million people) could not afford nutritious food. Food insecurity is high among women – particularly in the Gaza Strip, where 54 percent of families are headed by women.
As of 2019, 60% of Zimbabwe's population is food insecure, living in a household that is unable to obtain enough food to meet basic needs.
The Global Hunger Index ranked the situation as "alarming" with a score of 42 in the year 2000. Children in rural areas suffer substantially higher rates of malnutrition and chronic hunger
It is estimated that there are currently over 1.5 million children who are at risk of food insecurity in Burkina Faso
5.2 million people in Ethiopia face a precarious food security situation.
Agriculture in Ghana is mostly rain-fed, with less than one percent of cultivated land being irrigated and the country is experiencing increasingly erratic rainfall with long dry periods due to climate change.
Nearly 1.3 million (22 percent of the population) require humanitarian assistance and over 280,000 people are at risk of falling into food insecurity. 15.2 percent of these children are at grave risk if nutrition treatments are not received.
According to the Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2020, 9.6 million people in Sudan required humanitarian support in 2020, including 6.2 million people who are food insecure.
Nearly 20 percent of Niger's 18 million population cannot meet their food needs, this figure rises to nearly 30 percent during periods of poor rainfall.
Over one third of Kenya's population lives under the international poverty line and access to adequate quantities of nutritious food remains a challenge for many.
Cameroon ranks 150 out of 189 in the 2019 Human Development Index and 39 percent of its people live under the poverty line.
Around 110 million Nigerians, representing over 60 percent of the total population, live below the poverty line.
1.4 million people in Chad are currently being supported with emergency food aid by the World Food Programme.
According to UN-India, there are nearly 195 million undernourished people in India, which is a quarter of the world's hunger burden.
About two thirds of Madagascar's population live below the poverty threshold, food supplies lack diversity and do not meet the needs of the population. A third of the population is undernourished.
Almost 37 percent of Pakistan's population faces food insecurity. Primarily, this is due to limited economic access by the poorest and most vulnerable group of the population – particularly women – to an adequate and diverse diet.
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I heard about The Well Foundation and the charitable work they carry out around the world about 5 years ago. I was Particularly interested in their clean water projects and decided to contribute to one of them. I was given an accurate account of the works and provided photographs on completion. Me and my family were very impressed with the high standard of work and were kept informed of progress throughout. It is amazing that this charity and its team work thanklessly and selflessly all year around. I will always support them, their work makes a great impact and every penny goes towards the cause. A supporter for life!
The Well Foundation is an incredible charity which has allowed myself and my family to donate to excellent causes on a monthly basis. We donate knowing full well where our money is going & that the full amount is reaching the desired places. Within the past year we have managed to build wells, provide Braille Qurans and also help in building part of a mosque. This is all with the help of The Well Foundation and it's fantastic volunteers.
I've been a supporter of The Well Foundation for many years now and can't fault the work they do. A very passionate and worthwhile charity and an absolute credit to humanity
The Well Foundation has achieved so much in such little time. My son has really benefited from their activities.