Imagine living on 50p a day! This is the reality for over one billion people around the world. Families struggle to source nutritious food for their children, often relying on just rice to satisfy hungry appetites.
Without an income or business, without livestock or land to provide food, people from the poorest corners of the world have no ability to provide in the long-term for their families. ATI has been working hard to tackle this through food aid and livelihood programmes. Sometimes it is important to ‘give a man a fish’ and sometimes it is important to ‘teach him to fish’. With one in every four children in developing countries malnourished, we do both. Our feeding and livelihood programmes run across all the countries we work in and form an anchor project wherever we work.
It is surprising how a little amount, well spent, can make a real long term difference to lives. ATI’s livelihood programme does exactly that. Through our sustainable livelihood projects, we help poor and widowed families in Africa and Asia to live well and to live independently. Through gifts of livestock and small business grants, men and women are empowered to feed their families and to grow and sell their own produce; the income further helping to promote self-sufficiency and alleviate poverty.
Help support this programme, and enable families to be self-sufficient!