India is a self-sufficient and self-reliant country and has an Indian godown that is overflowing. Also, people are starving from hunger. We understand this concern, so we, as an NGOs in India, are working towards a goal of satiating the hunger of underprivileged families and individuals.
Due to low and uncertain incomes, families reliant on the informal economy do not have guaranteed access to adequate and nutritious food. COVID’s difficult phase has only exacerbated this long-standing issue.
This latest Hunger Index report will exacerbate the situation. Not only this, India falls back behind Pakistan and Bangladesh. If we look globally, the malnutrition rate is rising by nearly 10%.
Being a mission NGOs in India to satiate the poor people is a committed task for the healing of people, especially for the slum area people and children who are victims of starvation and malnutrition.
We are reaching out to them at the grassroots level. We are feeding a poor region in a deprived area of Delhi/NCR.
The demand for anyone and everyone who can come up with better solutions to meet the daily food needs of underprivileged children while also providing them with life-long happiness.
Most of us enjoy both preparing delicious food at home and dining out for lunch or dinner. Unfortunately, millions of slum dwellers are going hungry as a result of food scarcity, forcing them to sleep on an empty stomach. The bright side of this situation is that hunger is curable.
COVID for two years will be disastrous for our economy and the poor working class.The COVID has extended the malnutrition problem in the country. A Survey under Right to Food Campaign is conducted. We have come up with some serious facts which need attention.
NGOs in India presenting Some Hunger Stats and Index
As we have thoroughly read all reports and after research we have come up with some stats.
- In 2021, 828 million people were affected by Hunger globally.
- Following a period of relative stability since 2015, the proportion of people affected by hunger increased in 2020.
- Is expected to rise further in 2021, reaching 9.8 percent of the global population.
- In 2019, the figure was 8%, and in 2020, it was 9.3%.Around 2.3 billion people (29.3 percent) worldwide were food insecure in 2021, 350 million more than before the COVID19 pandemic.
- In the last two years, nearly 924 million people (11.7 percent of the global population) have experienced severe food insecurity, a 207 million increase.
- India in the global health index ranks 107/120 out of countries. India slipped 6 positions with a score of 29.1 which is a serious concern.
Mission Heal NGOs in India during COVID time
During lockdown, our NGO runs a COVID relief campaign for the needy and vulnerable sections of society. We have distributed food and clothes, provided shelter to homeless people, and provided medical assistance too. We have distributed food in India at a larger scale we have also provided financial aid to them
Apart from COVID time, we previously also drove for food and we continuously fed slum people. We daily distributed snacks or cooked food for vulnerable classes in Delhi & NCR Regions.
Hunger is a global issue that must be addressed. It is a sensitive issue that requires international attention.
Causes of Hunger in India
The level of hunger in various rural areas of India is determine by a wide range of factors. The causes are complicated, yet they are linked in some way.
The key factors that contribute to India’s high rates of hunger are as follows:
The amount of poverty in affluent and poor countries is essentially the same, whether people live in rural or urban areas of India. One of the main factors contributing to hunger in the world today is poverty. Smallholder farmers in developing nations make up the majority of the world’s population living in extreme poverty.
They don’t have the land to grow enough food to feed themselves throughout the year, and what little money they do make from selling things is very little.
Mission Heal has been activelyparticpating in combating India’s hunger problem for the past eight years. While we cannot eliminate all causes of hunger in India, we can do our best to alleviate what we can. Through our food programme, we are able to feed thousands of children per day and many lakhs per year.
India is the country that contributes the most to the global burden of childhood stunting. As a result, the findings on the pandemic’s global impact have serious implications for our children. Furthermore, even before the COVID-19 crisis, India’s nutrition outcomes were poor.
We must examine recent trends in malnutrition in India as well as the impact of COVID-19 and the ongoing economic crisis. It is critical that we understand what is going on so that we can take immediate action to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on malnutrition.
Our goal for the coming decade is to feed as many children as possible. You can assist us in achieving that goal and combating hunger in India. Donate to Mission Heal today to help us combat childhood hunger across India. Let’s give a little attention to these classes as they are the part of society that will definitely help in the development of the economy.