Together with our partners, HRI serves children and families impacted by extreme poverty or natural disasters who lack food, water, education, and sanitation. HRI is responding to crisis, building resilience and creating opportunities that treat and prevent the short and long-term effects of hunger and malnutrition for vulnerable families, institutions, schools and communities.
To truly beat childhood hunger, stunting and extreme vulnerability, we must address the root causes of poverty and food insecurity. HRI programs are designed to work together to adequately address these critical issues and others in collaboration with youth, families, institutions and community leaders. Our inclusive, participatory community approach strives to meet the most critical needs of today, while also building a strong foundation for a sustainable, better future.
Extreme poverty coupled with lack of access to clean water, decent sanitation, good hygiene practices and poor education are the most common root causes of widespread hunger and malnutrition throughout the world. HRI is actively implementing a holistic approach to tackle these contributing factors as we strive to eliminate hunger and malnutrition. HRI meal programs, combined with medical support, access to clean water and education, and trainings on nutrition, sanitation and hygiene ensure people no longer suffer from the various effects of hunger and that they receive the basic nutrition they need to learn, grow and thrive.
HRI’s approach moves beyond providing nutritious food alone; HRI removes the distress of where the next meal might come from by providing families with the tools to adequately plan for months and years to come so they can break the cycle and minimize their risk of hunger and malnutrition.
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