Haiti is trapped in a hunger and security crisis.
4.5 million people experiencing acute food insecurity (IPC3 or higher).
Haiti is currently experiencing a major economic crisis, with inflation at 26%, making it difficult for families to afford food and other essentials, or to sell crops at local markets.
Across the country, hunger is becoming a norm for children, many of whom have no idea if they will get food tomorrow. Malnutrition can cause stunting, impede mental and physical development, increase the risk of contracting deadly diseases, and ultimately cause death.
Entha, a 7-year-old girl from the southwest region of Haiti, lost her home, crops and belongings in last year´s earthquake.
Entha explains, “When I don’t eat, I don't feel good because that makes me sad. I can't go play anymore. It's because I am hungry..."