Swipe-Out Starvation is an organization concerned with the issue of hunger on all levels – local, national, and global. We stand to promote awareness and prompt action by providing opportunities to make a meaningful contribution in the effort against hunger.
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Take this card in place of an On-The-Go item
A contribution will be made on your behalf to support hunger relief
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“Swipe-Out Starvation demonstrates the vision that the Global Engineering Program at Purdue University shows with its students: helping to raise global awareness while increasing Purdue’s humanitarian impact at home and abroad.” - Rabi Mohtar, Purdue University
World agriculture produces 17% more calories per person today than it did 30 years ago, despite a 70% population increase. The problem is distribution.
Among U.S. minorities 1 in 3 children are at risk of hunger.
12.3% of Indiana households were food insecure in 2009.
51% of of the African population live on less than $1.25 per day. A pound of corn in Eastern Africa cost $0.13 in 2009 (FAO).