Prevention, detection and treatment of acute malnutrition of children under 5 years;
Access to water, sanitation, hygiene, food security and sustainable income;
Institutional strengthening and governance
Action Contre Faim International (ACF, Action Against Hunger), BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Sonam Kapur (Brand Ambassador)
Prof MS Swaminathan, Prof Dipankar Gupta, Ashwini Kakkar, Vipul Jain
Average: Rs6 cr
Highest: Rs115 cr
Lowest: Rs1 lac
How much to donate
Rs1,500 to help in the full recovery of a child suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Rs5,000 for 6-8 weeks treatment of one child suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Crisis: 20% of Indian children under 5 years of age (~6 million per annum) suffer from acute malnutrition. Only 1% have access to services that can save them. One million children die in India every year due to severe acute malnutrition. Fight Hunger Foundation works in 450 villages in states where levels of acute malnutrition are high (15-33% for children under 3 years of age).
Programs: i) Curative and Preventive care for malnourished children. ii) Institutional strengthening through capacity building, infrastructure development and support. iii) Community Interventions for raising awareness about malnutrition, health and hygiene. iv) Research on new formulae to reduce the cost of treatment, local high density nutritional food, evidence based policy action and surveys.
Outcome: FHF has touched over 311,000 lives. During Aug 2012 to Mar 2015, FHF screened 42,000 children for malnutrition, treated 5,500 severely malnourished, educated 186,000 people and conducted 155 training sessions for health workers. They plan to reach 1.15 million people, including 160,000 children by end-2018.
Income Rs7 cr
Expense Rs4 cr
Source : Audit Report 2017
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