We all turn 70 this year.
As an organization, turning 70 is like any other person turning 70. We’re reflecting on our past, we’re pondering about our legacy, and considering what more we want or have left to do with the time we have been given. For Freedom from Hunger, we’ve had one consistent item on our bucket list—ending global hunger.
We’ve been at this mission for 70 years. Do people still find the cause of ending global hunger to be compelling? We believe the answer is “yes,” and even more now than ever. Goal 2, of the new Sustainable Development Goals, sets out to achieve zero hunger by 2030. We’re in the final countdown.
Times have changed, staff at Freedom from Hunger has changed, strategies have changed, even the face of hunger has changed, but our mission to end world hunger has stayed true. More than at any other time in our long history, global research and collaboration and our own progress have us convinced that we’ll be able to check this goal off the list in our lifetime.
And what is it that we’ve learned in 70 years?... Read More