About Spread Humanity
“IF YOU CAN’T FEED HUNDRED PEOPLE , FEED JUST ONE,,MOTHER TERESA
Spread Humanity Foundation was established on 26 February 2020 in Kanpur UP .The Spread Humanity Foundation is a not for profit, non-political and non-religious organization registered under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956. It advocates for community-based management of acute malnutrition, and conducts several pilot projects in partnership with the Department of Health and local organizations. Spread Humanity Foundation also undertakes studies to explore and test the efficiency of local ready-to-use therapeutic food products, and their effectiveness. Our “Hunger Hero Army” aims to provide surplus food from restaurants to the less fortunate across the cities . Our aim is to have no single person on road sleeping without a single day meal . Support us with your capacity .
The Hunger Problem In India
” There are people in the India so hungry, that God can’t appear to them except in the form of bread ,,MAHATMA GANDHI
According to FAO estimates in ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2019′ report, 194.4 million people are undernourished in India. By this measure 14.5% of the population is undernourished in India. Also, 51.4% of women in reproductive age between 15 to 49 years are anaemic. Further according to the report 37.9% of the children aged under five in India are stunted (too short for their age), while 20.8% suffer from wasting, meaning their weight is too low for their height. Malnourished children have a higher risk of death from common childhood illnesses such as diarrhea, pneumonia, and malaria. The Global Hunger Index 2018 ranks India at 103 out of 119 countries on the basis of three leading indicators — prevalence of wasting and stunting in children under 5 years, under 5 child mortality rate, and the proportion of undernourished in the population.
Key facts about hunger in India
|(1) India is home to the largest undernourished population in the world|
|(2) 194.4 million people i.e. 14.5% of our population is undernourished|
|(3) 20.8% of children under 5 are underweight|
|(4) 37.9% of children under 5 years of age are stunted|
|(5) 51.4% women in the reproductive age (15-49 years) are anaemic|
Food Loss & Food Waste
It is estimated that nearly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year gets lost or wasted. 40 percent of the fruits and vegetables, and 30 percent of cereals that are produced are lost due to inefficient supply chain management and do not reach the consumer markets. While significant levels of food losses occur upstream, at harvest and during post-harvest handling, a lot of food is lost or wasted during the distribution and consumption stages. Some food is also wasted on the shelves and in the warehouses of food businesses either due to excess production, introduction of new products, labeling errors, or due to shorter remaining shelf life. Such food could be saved by timely withdrawing it from the distribution network, aggregating it and then redirecting it to the people in need.
Food Wastage In Restaurants
YOUR REJECTION IS SOMEONE’S HAPPINESSSPREAD HUMANITY
In a restaurant, it is not possible to completely eradicate food wastage; some of it is bound to be spoiled or left unused. Every day, restaurants throw away heaps of food, while millions starve. However, you can ensure that food does not go to the garbage bin. If you have food items which can go bad in a day or two and have more than you can sell, donating it to someone would be a better option than letting it rot inside your freezer.The world’s second most populous country needs to reduce its food wastage to feed the 194 million Indians who go hungry daily.The major challenge for many developing countries like India is in the process that the food undergoes before it reaches the end-consumer. Although food wastage is a global problem, India stands a chance to convert this into an opportunity. A report by the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation states that every third malnourished child is Indian.
Hunger kills more people than AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis combined
Hunger remains the No.1 cause of death in the world. Aids, Cancer etc. follow. Over 7000 Indians die of hunger every day . Over 25 lakh Indians die of hunger every year.The fact is few people actually die due to the starvation itself. Some source of food is available even in most very poor areas, but the food is often not sufficient for them to thrive. They eat and yet still go to bed hungry. Food can keep you alive but at the same time deprive the body of nutrients necessary to survive in the long run. It is malnutrition that really kills but both issues are really the same with the same challenges and solutions.
How Spread Humanity Works
Call 7704936475 for a pickup of excess food serving minimum of 20 people.
2. Quality Check
Once our staffs/volunteers reach the pickup point, food quality will be checked and transferred into dedicated vessels.
3. Locate Nearby Hunger Spot
The food recovery vehicle reaches the hunger spots such as nearby to the pickup point for food distribution.
4. Deliver Food
The food is then distributed to the needy and hungry in the hunger spot.
Join Our “HUNGER HERO’S ARMY”
“If you want to eliminate hunger, everybody has to be involved.,,BONE KENEDY
- Join hands with us in filling more empty plates and stomachs!!
- Together we can make the “World Hunger-Free” soon.
- Spread Humanity is developing innovative strategies and technology to connect individuals and businesses with excess edible food to feed communities in need, instantly. Want to join us in ending hunger and food waste?
- We would love to have you! We’re actively looking for volunteer drivers, developers, and fundraisers, but if you have other ideas as to how you might help, tell us about your skills and interests, and we will match you up with an opportunity to make a difference
- Your insight and assistance will be tremendously valuable assets to our team as we continue to challenge the structural causes of hunger, malnourishment, and food waste.
- We are a young bunch, with the passion, energy, and talent to make hunger a thing of the past. We hope you will join our efforts.
What you can do?
- Lend your hands in food collection and distribution to feed the needy.
- Join with us in “Food Waste” awareness sessions in schools, colleges and educational institutions.
- Take part in our community awareness events and programmes.
- Help us in developing more innovative solutions for reducing food waste and hunger.
- Support us in raising funds for the expenses.
- Stand with us in creating new concepts, technologies and strategies to sensitize the younger generation about importance of food.
- Start a SPREAD HUMANITY chapter in your locality to eradicate hunger in your area.
- Help us in reaching more like minded persons to take this social drive to greater heights.
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