#HungerProject - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #HungerProject


SWS: 3.1 million Filipino families suffer from hunger in Q4 2016

Jan 24, 2017 - 2:42 PM

The latest figure is higher than the 3rd quarter s estimated 2 4 million families

Rappler's hunger animation awarded by Save the Children Media Awards

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:01 AM

The animated video a part of Rappler’s HungerProject campaign discusses the global situation of hunger and malnutrition and how collective action can help end these problems

Ever been to Market 3 where kids grow up with dirty water?

Jul 09, 2016 - 4:00 PM

In the Philippines fisherfolk remain the poorest basic sector next to farmers Can you guess the 3rd poorest group? It’s children

At the Market 3, a community of informal settlers in Barangay North Boulevard Bay North (NBBN) in Navotas City, hills of trash are everywhere. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez

Dear future president: I appeal on behalf of our farmers

Apr 23, 2016 - 11:30 PM

The farmers we interviewed said it has been 6 months since the last rainfall and they are currently reeling from the 36 40 °C temperature index

Mohamadan A. Abdulkasan, #IamHampasLupa youth campaigner, Mr. Edgar Araña, Municipal Agriculturist of Arakan and Settie Ivy Ampatuan, also a #IamHampasLupa youth campaigner witnessed the severity of damage in banana plantation in Arakan, North Cotabato due to prolonged drought brought by El Niño phenomenon. ©Veejay Villafranca/Greenpeace

Group urges Malaysia to end suspension of barter trade

Apr 16, 2016 - 3:19 PM

The Malaysian government s response to kidnapping cases in the area between the Philippines Malaysia and Indonesia is also causing locals in Tawi Tawi and Sulu to face a spike in food prices

Netizens: Agriculture, hunger should be election issues

Feb 05, 2016 - 7:32 PM

Farmers are among the country s top food producers but they are among the hungriest Netizens speak out on how to solve this

IRONY. Farmers are at the forefront of feeding Filipinos and yet they are among the poorest and hungriest. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

#TheLeaderIWant should beat hunger

Jan 14, 2016 - 6:45 PM

Netizens want the next president to stand up against hunger

Rappler wins in the Save the Children Media Awards

Nov 26, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Rappler bags 3 awards: Most Outstanding Article People s Choice Award for an Article and Most Outstanding Online Video Feature

Rappler journalists finalists in Save the Children Media Awards

Oct 28, 2015 - 2:55 PM

Four Rappler journalists are recognized for their articles and photographs that uncover child hunger and malnutrition in the Philippines

Rappler Talk: Ending hunger and poverty in the Philippines

Jun 29, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Rappler talked to the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the World Food Programme on Monday June 29 about the impact and importance of hunger mitigation and poverty alleviation programs in the Philippines

How to stop food wasting? Start in the household

Jun 11, 2015 - 8:45 AM

A Cornell University study finds that food wasting can be decreased by changing shopping and food habits at the household level

'Significant progress' in food security seen in PH – FAO report

May 29, 2015 - 1:51 PM

Despite this progress the country still faces extreme challenges of malnutrition and hunger

Rappler’s #HungerProject story wins Water Warrior Award

Mar 17, 2015 - 3:53 PM

The recognition is part of the country s celebration of World Water Day

Women and organic farming: Ending hunger one garden at a time

Mar 08, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Women have a big role in ending hunger not just in their families but also in the community

The search for a national strategic plan against hunger in PH

Feb 28, 2015 - 3:52 PM

The apparent lack of a clear cut government policy on the right to adequate food is pushing Filipinos deeper into the hunger trap

Tondo's Katuparan: Fulfilling malnourished children's dreams

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Ending malnutrition among children is key to finally fulfilling the dreams their parents never realized

A mother's duty: Improving children's nutrition

Feb 21, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Despite a life of poverty a mother in Tondo tries her best to provide her child with the best nutrition

Too little, too much: The problem with double burden malnutrition

Feb 17, 2015 - 1:27 PM

Double burden malnutrition means most children s food intake is either continuously insufficient or in excess of dietary energy requirements

How conflict can lead to food insecurity and hunger

Feb 07, 2015 - 1:59 PM

Decades long conflict between the forces of the government and groups like the MILF and MNLF leave a huge part of Mindanao in poverty

Saving Sitio Pintor's hungry children

Jan 29, 2015 - 12:24 PM

How can a community with not too many opportunities save its hungry children? Good Neighbors International Philippines is doing its share

The good in Good Store: Fighting malnutrition, poverty in Rizal

Jan 27, 2015 - 6:44 PM

How can one store help end malnutrition and poverty?

Gov't war vs poverty, hunger beyond CCT program

Jan 24, 2015 - 8:24 PM

While the financial assistance program is its flagship initiative government says it is also extending livelihood assistance and monitoring prices of basic goods

CCT. Indigent families receive benefits from the government's Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Program. File photo by Jodesz Gavilan/Rappler

Fighting malnutrition in the floodways of Pasig

Jan 24, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Cooperation among all stakeholders is key to fighting hunger and malnutrition

#HungerProject 2014: Untold stories of children

Dec 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM

On the first year of Rappler’s HungerProject we learn about the untold stories of children: the abused and abandoned the nomads the unwanted and sadly the ones who could not make it to 2015

#HungerProject: Give back this Christmas!

Dec 22, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Here s a list of 8 non governmental organizations and foundations you can donate to to help children in need

Improving the PH hunger situation in 2014

Dec 20, 2014 - 6:19 PM

The Philippines did not achieve ZeroHunger in 2014 but different projects and programs show that the fight is still going on

What climate change means to the world's hungry people

Dec 13, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Climate change threatens food security by destroying the already depleting resources of developing countries

SATING HUNGER. Children line up at a feeding program for informal settlers in Quezon City. File photo by Rolex dela Pena/ EPA

What's your favorite MovePH story?

Dec 13, 2014 - 11:45 AM

Tell us the stories that moved you the most

Goodbye Gutom: Ending hunger through bayanihan

Nov 30, 2014 - 2:02 PM

Standing on the spirit of bayanihan Goodbye Gutom aims to end hunger among the urban street dwellers in the Philippines

Journalism's new power lies in technology

Nov 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM

We re living through a time of creative destruction and it will get worse if you hold on to the past There is a bright side

Hunger ends where caring begins

Nov 29, 2014 - 1:18 PM

As families try to recover financially their children’s meals in school give parents of Alang Alang Central School in Leyte some breathing room

World Vision and AFC kick off 'One Goal'

Nov 28, 2014 - 5:15 PM

One Goal: Nutrition for Every Child campaign is a global initiative which focuses on promoting good nutrition among children through sports development

Music and nutrition in Payatas

Nov 27, 2014 - 8:47 PM

Music and nutrition are an unlikely pair but to an organization they prove to be an effective tool against hunger in Payatas

Why we should end hunger

Nov 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM

What more reason do we need to end hunger? Nearly a billion people worldwide sleep on an empty stomach

Poe: Hunger and malnutrition hinder Filipino youth's potential

Nov 16, 2014 - 8:52 PM

A recent survey shows almost 20 of children under 5 years old are underweight while 30 are stunted or too small for their age

#HungerProject: The key to solving hunger in our lifetime

Nov 15, 2014 - 6:56 PM

How can ZeroHunger ba achieved soon?

#HungerProject: Aiming for #ZeroHunger

Nov 14, 2014 - 10:01 AM

Aiming for ZeroHunger highlights the best practices and challenges faced by those fighting hunger and malnutrition in the country

Tap cash transfer to feed more public school kids – Recto

Oct 29, 2014 - 6:30 AM

Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto questions why the DSWD s conditional cash transfer program is increasing overhead costs and not for its feeding program

EASING HUNGER. Filipino children eat their meals during a feeding program initiated by a child advocates group to fight malnutrion and hunger (27 March 2009). Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Hunger stalks the strife-torn Central African Republic

Jul 13, 2014 - 8:41 AM

The UN agency added that conflict had caused a sharp decline in agricultural output while food prices had risen in parallel with the number of cases of malnutrition

DISPLACED. A view of the camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at M'poko Airport in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, 19 June 2014. Catianne Tijerina/UN Photo

Hunger problem: It’s not all about more food

May 24, 2014 - 12:03 PM

The problem with big solutions is that these solve so many small problems at one time that it’s nearly impossible to distinguish between interventions which work and which don’t

CONVERSATION: 6 months after Yolanda, where are we now?

May 07, 2014 - 6:38 PM

Ask DSWD and NGOs about the latest updates on their post Yolanda recovery programs

'Unsexy' but worthy: KC Concepcion on the fight vs hunger

Apr 11, 2014 - 7:07 PM

Foreigners are surprised that the Philippines has a hunger issue considering that it is an agricultural country says World Food Programme ambassador KC Concepcion

UNSEXY ADVOCACY. KC Concepcion shares her experience in fighting hunger in the Philippines.

How do we address child malnutrition in PH?

Apr 08, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Netizens celebrate World Health Day on Monday April 7 by discussing solutions to hunger among children in the Philippines

File photo of Filipino children in a feeding program by Dennis Sabangan/ EPA

The hunger situation in the Philippines

Mar 05, 2014 - 8:33 PM

Snapshots of hunger in the Philippines paint a disturbing picture

#HungerProject: Collaboration key to ending hunger in the PH

Mar 04, 2014 - 9:12 AM

Though hunger has generally declined in the Philippines it is still considered a serious problem But what can be done today to end hunger tomorrow?

HUNGER AWARENESS. (L-R) WFP country director Praveen Agrawal, DSWD secretary Dinky Soliman, and CamSur representative Leni Robredo lead the discussion on eliminating hunger in the Philippines. All photos from Rappler

Mr President, please take the lead on hunger

Mar 01, 2014 - 5:30 PM

The President should assume the responsibility and be accountable for every Filipino who goes hungry

FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY. President Benigno Aquino III leads Independence Day celebrations at Liwasang Bonifacio. Screenshot from Rappler's livestream

Hunger: The basics

Dec 01, 2013 - 2:10 PM

What is hunger and how is it measured?