Hunger in Africa

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Christine Mande



January 18th 2013

Hunger is one of the most common problems in the world. It is such a dangerous thing. It kills more people in a year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Many countries struggle with famine and they don’t have much help either. Countries like Somalia, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Sudan are some of the countries that suffer from hunger more than others do. In Africa there are 60% of people who go to bed hungry and mainly half of those 60% barely ever eat. Still out of those 60%, only 37% get to drink clean water and the rest doesn’t. Almost more than a million of people die of hunger in Africa. It has already become a serious
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There are many things to do to help. We can start by donation to the charities that are helping out with the problem. Take the Hunger Project as an example you can donate as much money as you want. You can also help by doing online volunteering which is just doing some research and translation for The Hunger Project organization. By becoming an activist, you can make foundraisers and more interesting things. For the Heal Africa organization, the best thing you can do is donate money, which is going to be used in the most effective ways to help the people who are stuggling in Africa right now. For the Heifer Organization, buy a cow buy a goat and give the gift of stock. Also donating is one of the best ways in which you can help. An other thing you can do to help all starving africans at once, is just SPREAD the word. By communicating the word around, enough people will want to make a change. More people will donations that can help pay for the shipping of the food from a country to an other.

It's time for everyone to start caring. Many people take everything they have for granted and forget that there are people out there that don't eat at all. We all need to start helping to make the change we want to make.

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