WATCH: The realities of malnutrition among children
MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATED) According to research, there is enough food to feed the world's population. But due to lack of access to proper food, 795 million people still go to bed hungry.
In the Philippines, hunger and malnutrition is a problem that affects the youth. There are children who roam the streets of Manila to beg for food, or stay at home all day because they're sick.
Watch these videos to get a bigger picture of the realities of malnutrition among children in the world and in the Philipppines.
Across the country, an estimated 7 million children suffer from stunted growth and other diseases due to malnutrition. Frequent illnesses may hamper their ability to perform well in school, and inhibit them from achieving their full potential.
But there is hope. Our collective initiative can make a huge difference. Volunteer during your free time or support charities that advocate proper nutrition among children.
Your simple act of kindness can reach millions. help end hunger and malnutrition in this lifetime. – Rappler.com