Absolute Poverty in the world is one of the biggest issues that the society has to deal with. And it refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter health care and education; People who are reading this article may have not experienced any of those, but I’m pretty sure, that all of us have been hungry for any other reasons It is a feeling that we are familiar with, in a lower scale of course. That’s why we want to talk about this topic, because while we are consuming and wasting tons of food, there are more than 805 million of people who don’t have enough to eat.

In the image below, you can see some statistics of how the world in terms of hunger is behaving, and those numbers shows us, that the main victims of this inequality are the children. Children all over the world are going to bed with absolutely nothing to eat. To the limit that every 10 seconds a child dies from hunger related diseases. We named this article “The Hunger Game” The purpose of this article is not just to create awareness; it is also to tell you that we are being part of that game, and that we must stop playing it.


There are many ways and many people that dedicated their lives to stop this, and they do it, because they know it is possible, the world doesn’t need people dying of hunger to be sustainable. The people that work against hunger is out there, if you still don’t know them, nowadays is so easy to look for them; go and ask them what can you do, I’m sure that you don’t need to go far to find them. Believe me, stop throwing or wasting food at your house helps, but more than help, it shows some respect for those who doesn’t have three meals on their tables.

We work in an organization that works with other important areas that needs to be improved, and it is the education. But how do we expect to improve education if there are still people dying for not having anything to eat. It’s time to act and change the rules of this unintelligent game.