Snapshot
Fight Hunger Foundation
SECTOR: Health
SUB SECTOR:
% Spent on beneficiaries
89%
Financial Score:
Age: 5 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): 5 States
Issues Addressed:
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
Supported by:
Action Contre Faim International (ACF, Action Against Hunger), BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Sonam Kapur (Brand Ambassador)
Key Trustees:
Prof MS Swaminathan, Prof Dipankar Gupta, Ashwini Kakkar, Vipul Jain
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.6% Highest: 99.9% Lowest: 28.7%
Income:
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.
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India's only NGO specialising in 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
Rs
7 cr
Expense
Rs
4 cr
Source : Audit Report 2017
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