Profile

Cover photo
Verified name
Action Against Hunger | ACF-USA
2,777 followers|134,408 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

 
"Sierra Leone is currently grabbing headlines due to the world’s worst outbreak of Ebola to date. But those working on health in this small West African country have pointed to the many other diseases and conditions that kill people on a much more regular basis. These include malaria, TB and – perhaps the largest killer – malnutrition."

We're so glad to contribute data to this powerful Washington Post article on the biggest problems in Sierra Leone. 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/09/16/understanding-rainy-seasons-malnutrition-community-health-in-sierra-leone/
What do rainy seasons and storms have to do with malnutrition and how policy makers can combat it? Everything.
1
Add a comment...
 
We're finishing up our series on breastfeeding this week! With our help, a refugee mom in Kenya got the support she needed to save her children from #malnutrition http://ow.ly/AztSY
Editor's Note: This month, Action Against Hunger joined the NGO community in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week by sharing heartwarming stories about some of our work to promote breastfeeding in Kenya. You can read our first two stories here and here. This week, we're sharing the final story ...
1
Add a comment...
1
Add a comment...
 
ACF is hiring! Want to join our team in the New York office? We're looking for a Senior Online Marketing & Technology Officer. http://ow.ly/A4X7F
You can submit your resume by visiting this link. If you know anyone who would be a great fit for this position, please pass the link along. Thanks!
1
Add a comment...
 
Our e-newsletter is going out this week! Are you on the list to receive the latest? http://ow.ly/zHARw
1
Menah Camanor's profile photo
 
Hope so but guess not since I jus joined today
Add a comment...
 
Cassava, a nutritious, drought-resistant crop, is a staple food for millions around the world. We're using it to bring hope and full stomachs to hungry families in Karamoja, Uganda. http://ow.ly/zklDn
2
Add a comment...
 
Take a multimedia look at #SouthSudan's 3rd anniversary in face of humanitarian crisis: http://ow.ly/yY8aV
1
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
2,777 people
Mark O' Mahony's profile photo
Cancer Research UK's profile photo
Farrell Yang's profile photo
Larry McKenzie's profile photo
milson castro's profile photo
Mark James Presson's profile photo
Nasser AL's profile photo
Hav Serve's profile photo
Mike Gladson's profile photo
 
Happy #WomensEqualityDay! Our programs all over the world support women and girls. There's no better time to help us to help them.
1
Whitney Sogol's profile photoAction Against Hunger | ACF-USA's profile photo
2 comments
 
Thanks for your question Whitney! We have high impact "mother to mother" support groups in many areas. We also focus specifically on treating young children, especially girls, as they have the greatest risk of falling victim to malnutrition.
Add a comment...
 
To celebrate World Humanitarian Day, we've got an interview with one of our own #HumanitarianHeroes working with internally displaced people in #SouthSudan. http://ow.ly/AuwB5
Since 2008, Jogie Agbogan has worked on the frontlines of humanitarian aid at Action Against Hunger. Now our Nutrition Coordinator for South Sudan, a country that is facing the worst nutrition crisis in the world, Jogie is one of over 5000 humanitarians at Action Against Hunger who are working ...
1
Add a comment...
 
We're helping these children from #Syria, and so many others just like them, as they make the tough adjustment to life in a Lebanese refugee camp.
1
2
Webguerrillera Mundial's profile photoLena García Feijoo's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
With hundreds of thousands of displaced people fleeing conflict in Northwest Pakaistan, we're scaling up our efforts to address the crisis: http://ow.ly/zvk5V
1
Menah Camanor's profile photo
 
Would love to be part .God bless.
Add a comment...
 
Do you want to save lives every day? We have some amazing jobs open in our NYC HQ and all over the world: ow.ly/zh3xT
1
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
2,777 people
Mark O' Mahony's profile photo
Cancer Research UK's profile photo
Farrell Yang's profile photo
Larry McKenzie's profile photo
milson castro's profile photo
Mark James Presson's profile photo
Nasser AL's profile photo
Hav Serve's profile photo
Mike Gladson's profile photo
Contact Information
Contact info
Phone
212-967-7800
Email
Address
347 W. 37th St. 10th Floor New York, NY 10018
Story
Tagline
We are a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger.
Introduction

Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger | ACF International saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, we run life-saving programs in over 40 countries benefiting five million people each year.

Our aid professionals work in over 40 countries to carry out innovative, life-saving programs in nutrition, food security & livelihoods, and water, sanitation, & hygiene. Our humanitarian programs directly assist some five million people each year, along with countless others through capacity building programs in collaboration with government ministries. Committed to principled humanitarian action, we restore dignity, self-sufficiency, and independence to vulnerable populations around the world.