Sahel's chronic hunger crisis demands long-term solutions Above-average rainfall and falling food prices do not signal an end to food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region Read PovertyMatter's Blog in the UK's Guardian online paper for more information!
This Whateo explains the state of the world in terms of chronic hunger. It showcases how Bhook.com is the first online NGO in which one can feed a chronically hungry child everyday for free. The money that Bhook.com earns through advertising goes towards your click. The UN world food program then sources and distributes the food to half a million hungry bodies form Bhook.com
This shows a young toddler being weighed at a rural health clinic for malnutrition in Malawi. Not only was this child undernourished severely but due to the chronic hunger, bacteria has entered the body causing bloated belly, lesions on the legs, and symptoms of pneumonia. Doctors fear that antibiotics may not cure the symptoms and that the bacteria will overpower the medications. This happens to thousands of kids in Africa and many die before their 5th birthday.
Hunger is more than missing a meal, it is a lifelong cycle that effects millions of individuals on a daily basis causing illness, death, and diseases. In Africa this vicious cycle effects more than 227 million people. This shows how chronic hunger can influence and change the way you live your life from infancy to adulthood.