World hunger photos: the stories and images of poor people’s lives

Thirty million children, far from home. Here are three of them.

by Jake Silverstein New York Times November 5, 2015
chile_terraces

Photo: Marianela Jarroud/IPS

Terrace farming–an ancient indigenous model for food security

by Marianela Jarroud Inter Press Service October 21, 2015
syria_refugee_couple

Photo: Daniel Elkan/IRIN

nigeria_cattle_rustling

Photo: Mohammad Ibrahim/IRIN

Cattle rustlers profit from Boko Haram bonanza

by Mohammad Ibrahim IRIN News September 28, 2015
bangladesh_char_dwellers

Photo: IRIN News

Bangladeshi ‘char dwellers’ in search of higher ground

by Naimul Haq IRIN News October 27, 2014

Farming on sandbars in Bangladesh

by Nazmul Chowdhury and Nirmal Chandra Bepary Farming Matters September 2014
syria_child

Photo: Linda Davidson/Washignton Post

Refuge: Stories from the Syrian crisis

by Kevin Sullivan Washington Post December 14, 2013
jordan_refugee_camp

Photo: Liny Mutsaers/IPS.

I sold my sister for $300

by Annabell Van den Berghe Inter Press Service November 6, 2013
mexico_migrants_train

Photo: Washington Post

In rural Honduras, the northward pull is strong

by Nick Miroff Washington Post August 5, 2013
middle_class_ivory_coast

What is middle class in Ivory Coast?

by Tasmin Ford BBC News June 25, 2013
ghana_working_children

Photo: Albert Oppong-Ansah/IPS

Dreams of education fly away for Ghana’s working kids

by Albert Oppong-Ansah Inter Press Service May 30, 2013
bolivia_ayoreo

Credit: Miguel Ángel Souza/IPS

Bolivia’s Ayoreo indians, devoured by the city

by Anna Infantas IPS December 18, 2012

Our lives: A survivors guide to hard times

by IRIN News December 2012
kenya_nancy

Photo: Noor Ali/IRIN

india_working_child

Photo: Kevin Frayer/Associated Press

How corruption affects the poor children of India

by Sonia Faleiero New York Times September 15, 2012
two_bihar_orphan_children

Photo: Sonia Faleiro for The New York Times

Survival without adult supervision: stark reality in rural Bihar

by Sonia Faleiero New York Times August 25, 2012
india_activist_rescuing_child

Photo:Chamberlain/Guardian

Activists in India attempt to rescue children from being sold into slavery

by Gethin Chamberlain The Guardian (UK) August 4, 2012
nigeria_child_marriage

Photo: Sudarsan Raghayan/Washington Post

Will hunger crisis fuel child marriages?

by Sudarsan Raghayan Washington Post July 10, 2012

Amidst drought and famine, Niger leads West Africa in addressing crisis (video)

by Fred de Sam Lazaro PBS Newshour July 12, 2012
afgan_child_brick_worker

Photo: IRIN

Pakistan: Debt bondage or education?

by IRIN News May 23, 2012
famine_herdsman_dead_cow

Photo: Jaspreet Kindra/IRIN

farah_ethiopia_famine

Photo: Jaspreet Kindra/IRIN

ghana_computer

Photo: Pieter Hugo/New York Times

india_rtf

Photo: Lynsey Addario/ New York Times

India asks: Should poor people have a right to food?

by Jim Yardley New York Times August 8, 2010
pakistan_7children

Photo: Kamila Hyat/IRIN

haiti_orphanage

Photo: Lynsey Addario/New York Times

Bleak portrait of Haiti orphanages raises fears for the children

by Ginger ThompsonNew York Times February 6, 2010
sa_sex_worker

Photo: A. Mirza/ILO

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.