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Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.

What Makes Us Unique

Action Against Hunger saves lives while building long-term strategies for self-sufficiency:

  • Lifesaving impact in 40+ countries
  • 5,000+ field staff assisting more than seven million people each year
  • 30+ years of expertise in contexts of conflict, disasters and food crises

Our global efforts save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, but millions of malnourished children remain in need of lifesaving treatment. Join us today and help save a life.

Why Our Work Matters

Deadly malnutrition claims the lives of 1 million children each year, even though it’s:

  1. PREDICTABLE: We know where and when to expect acute malnutrition
  2. PREVENTABLE: We know how to help children stay healthy
  3. TREATABLE: Therapeutic ready-to-use foods can help save millions
  4. AFFORDABLE: Just $45 can provide a child with lifesaving treatment

We know how to save starving children if we can reach them. Help extend our reach.

Where Your Money Goes

We dedicate as much of our funding as possible to our lifesaving humanitarian programs.
In 2013, we spent $0.91 of every donated dollar on program activities (learn more).

We’re Highly Rated

Charity Navigator logoBetter Business Bureau approved logoA Plus from American Institute for Philanthropy

You can trust Action Against Hunger. Here’s why:

  • Highest four-star rating from Charity Navigator, seven years in a row
  • Listed as an “A”-rated organization by CharityWatch
  • We're accountable, meeting all 20 Better Business Bureau standards
  • Earned Guidestar's Exchange Seal for our commitment to transparency
  • Awarded the “Best in America” seal by the Independent Charities of America

What Others Are Saying

Don’t take it from us: here’s what others have to say of our work:

ACF is a NGO that is action oriented. I can truthfully say that they deliver services to those in need and are very present on the ground. They make lasting positive change in the lives of people. I worked for them in four countries and have a good understanding of how they work.

– Holimata, Great Nonprofits Review

Learn More

Go deeper and learn more about our work:

  • ACF International: Our history, values, and global reach.
  • Leadership: Meet our executive team, board, and advisory members.
  • Partners: Our governmental, institutional, and corporate partners.
  • Humanitarian Experts: Get to know some of our 6,000 field professionals.
  • Financials: View our latest audited financials.
  • Employment: Ready to work with us? View our job opportunities.


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Help Us Save Lives

Help us reach our 2014 lifesaving goals by making a tax-deductible gift. We are a top rated nonprofit, consistently ranked in the top 2% for efficiency.


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