When you go to the food market, there are millions of different kinds of food in
front of your eyes and you are confused which item you want to buy today. Have you
ever thought about some people's lack of money and they can't feed their family
today? When you go to a restaurant, there is too much food and you can't finish it.
Have you ever thought about some people holding the empty plate and standing on
the side of the street? When you complain the food is not tasty, not your favorite, and
then throw it to the crash can, have you ever thought about some people who are ill or
weak because of not eating enough food and becoming malnourished and stunted?
Nowadays , people's hot topics are high technology, fashion clothes, fancy life
style, lose weight and so on. They are seldom talking about poverty and hunger.
What are poverty and hunger? Do they still exist? Where are they? Why are people
hungry? How many hungry people in this world? How can we help them? What
should we do?
Hunger is the sensation caused by not having enough food. It's the stomach pain
when you skip a meal, or eat later than usual. It's a gnawing sensation when too
many meals are missed; a body-consuming numbness after many days without
food. Prolonged hunger has damaging effects on health, growth, and chances for
survival. This is more detail meaning of hunger. In our own words, hunger is lack of
food and people who are hungry. The international Food Policy Research Institute say
that there is enough food for everyone in the world. The Food and Agriculture
Organization reports that 80%of hunger children live in countries that produce a food
surplus. 800 million people (that's approximately 15% of...