Millions of people around the world are suffering from hunger. The statistics may surprise you.
About 795 million people, or one in every nine people, do not have enough food to live a complete and healthy lifestyle. This includes adults and children in many underdeveloped countries where the majority of the population suffer from the same condition.
Hunger leads to other issues such as stunted growth. Mothers who are malnourished may also have problem carrying or feeding their child.
Why do people stay hungry? Often the cause is not lack of food, but the lack of ability to afford food. Circumstances often make it difficult for those who are struggling to overcome their condition.
In order to fight hunger we have to fight poverty. About 19.4 million Americans suffer from extreme poverty. This is classified by families whose annual income is about $10,000 for four people. Around the world there are those who may be suffering even more. Their only chance of escaping extreme poverty being tra...