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Worldwide, hunger and extreme poverty — defined as living on less than $1.90 a day — have been cut in half since 1990. Building on this momentum, the world has set a goal to end hunger and poverty by 2030.
U.S. foreign aid has contributed to this dramatic progress for less than 1 cent of every dollar in the federal budget. To help achieve the goal of ending hunger and poverty by 2030, our country needs a budget that doesn’t cut foreign aid.
Cuts to international hunger and poverty programs will be especially detrimental for people living in Africa. Right now, 30 million people are experiencing alarming hunger across northern Nigeria, Yemen, and several East African countries.
Malnutrition is having a disastrous impact and as ever, children are among the worst affected. U.S. foreign aid, which represents less than 1 percent of the federal budget, means the difference between life and death for millions of people.
Without a budget that addresses global hunger and helps reduce the risk of starvation, we will be pushed further away from ending hunger worldwide by 2030.
Foreign aid represents less than 1 cent of every dollar in the U.S. federal budget.
These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C.
Good nutrition is a critical part of ensuring that all human beings can use their bodies and minds to live an active life and reach their full potential.
Dear Members of Congress,
As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...
This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-African people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.
Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.
Bruce Puckett urged...
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.
Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.
Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...