Tag archive: food

Evelyn Duplito

“Bahay Kubo” was just an ordinary folk song until Typhoon Haiyan came and brought the song to life. In November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, struck the Philippines. One of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall, it took thousands of lives, and destroyed homes and families’ livelihoods. Over the past two…

The best way to end hunger is to support farmers

Supporting small scale farmers, especially as they try to adapt to the changing climate, has been identified as the best way to end the scandal of hunger in a Caritas Food Security Study released earlier this year. As part of the study, 98 Caritas organizations around the world were asked the question – “What would…

How we beat hunger – Women’s letter

A group of women in Pakistan wrote this letter to other women’s groups, sharing their experiences and success in beating hunger.

Pope Francis on how we can fight hunger

Pope Francis speaks of land hoarding, food waste, climate change, and other obstacles to beating hunger.

Cardinal Tagle holds up the Food Report

Milan, 19 May 2015 – A major independent survey of Caritas groups around the world points to the best way to end hunger – help small farmers, especially as they try to adapt to the changing climate. The survey was presented by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, outgoing president of Caritas Internationalis, to Cardinal Luis Antonio…

‘Food for All’ campaign unifies Caritas to end hunger

From the Pacific Islands to Africa to Latin America, Caritas has succeeded in building a world with more food for all.

Food campaign updates on Facebook

Every day, the worldwide Caritas network helps the hungry. Here are updates from our campaign Facebook page, facebook.com/CaritasFoodForAll.

Pope Francis on World Food Day: the hungry are people and not numbers

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis says in order to defeat global hunger we need to change our development policies and the global trade rules and end speculation in the name of the “god of profit”.  His comments came in a message sent to Jose Graziano da Silva, Director General of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization,…

World Food Day 2014: We can end hunger by 2025

World Food Day falls during the “Week of Action” for Caritas’ 18-month “One Human Family, Food for All” campaign. From 12 to 19 October, Caritas supporters around the globe held initiatives to fight hunger in their countries and abroad.

Video: One Human Family, Food for All

. Based on an ancient story about hunger and sharing, this animated video is part of Caritas’ “One Human Family, Food for All” campaign. The “allegory of the long spoons” teaches us that when we struggle to feed only ourselves, everyone goes hungry. But when we focus on our neighbour’s hunger, we discover there are…