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Overview

Founded in 1946, Freedom from Hunger is a nonprofit, international development organization that brings innovative and sustainable self-help solutions to the fight against chronic hunger and poverty.

Mission

Credit with Education is Freedom from Hunger's worldwide strategy to bring self-help solutions to the fight against hunger. Combining microcredit loans to very poor women with vital health and business education has become recognized as a powerful and proven approach to helping families become food-secure.

Program

Credit with Education is Freedom from Hunger's worldwide strategy to bring self-help solutions to the fight against hunger -- one family at a time. We launched the first Credit with Education program in 1988 in West Africa. What was then a bold new strategy—combining microcredit loans to very poor women with vital health and business education—has become recognized as a powerful and proven approach to helping families become food-secure.

Impact

Credit with Education is Freedom from Hunger's worldwide strategy to bring self-help solutions to the fight against hunger -- one family at a time. We launched the first Credit with Education program in 1988 in West Africa. What was then a bold new strategy—combining microcredit loans to very poor women with vital health and business education—has become recognized as a powerful and proven approach to helping families become food-secure.

Goals

Reach for Three Million by 2010

CEO

Christopher Dunford, Ph.D.

Countries

Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Madagascar, Mali, Mexico, Peru, Philippines

Contact

1644 DaVinci Court

Davis, CA 95618

Phone: (800) 708-2555

www.freedomfromhunger.org

EIN: 95-1647835


End Family Hunger

Food security resources

$600 provides food security for families in Mali and 15 other countries--every day.

$600.00

Educate Mothers

End the cycle of poverty

$360 empowers 378 mothers like Raimuni with the knowledge and social support they need to guide their daughters to a better future.

$360.00

Stop A Loan Shark

Fair lending for women

$1,853 helps finance a woman’s business the right way.

$1,853.00

Invest In Women

Education for girls

$2,919 helps mothers give the ultimate gift to their daughters--an education and a future.

$2,919.00

Save A 5-Year-Old

Education for a mother

$153 provides women just like Lisa with the education they need to save their children's lives.

$153.00

Feed A Family

Teach a woman to fish

Your gift will equip women like Francisca with all they need to catch fish every day for their families. She also receives the business education to turn her fishing skills into a self-sufficient, small business for her community.

$150.00

Create A Success

Loans & skills for women

$106 provides Fatima and so many more women like her the financial support they need to change their families' lives for good.

$106.00

Prevent A Disaster

Malaria awareness

$65 ensures that women like Fatoumata can fight off this Silent Disaster in villages across West Africa.

$65.00

Boost Immunity

Breasfeeding awareness

$36 ensures that women like Helene learn the importance of breastfeeding.

$36.00

Secure A Future

Savings for a mother

$26 helps women like Efua participate in Credit with Education and set aside savings to secure their children's future.

$26.00

End Early Marriage

Help 83 Girls

$1,589 helps 83 adolescent and teenage girls resist early marriage by giving them real alternatives and a chance to choose their own path.

$1,589.00