India, with a population of over 1.3 billion, has seen tremendous growth in the past two decades.
According to FAO estimates in ‘The State of Food Insecurity in the World, 2015” report, 194.6 million people are undernourished in India. By this measure India is home to a quarter of the undernourished population in the world.
SOME KEY FACTS ABOUT THE HUNGER SITUATION IN INDIA –
|Largest India is home to the largest undernourished population in the world|
|15.2% of our population is undernourished|
|194.6million people go hungry everyday|
|30.7% of children under 5 are underweight|
|38.7% of children under 5 years of age are stunted|
|1 in 4 children malnourished|
|3,000 children in India die every day from poor diet related illness|
|24% of under-five deaths in India|
|30% of neo-natal deaths in India|
OUR ORGANIZATION IS JUST ONE OF THE MANY ATTEMPTS TO BETTER THE ABOVE MENTIONED NUMBERS AND FEED THE HUNGRY.