Welcome to Operation Hunger.org. A South African Development, Nutrition and Relief focussed NPO established over 35 years ago.

Operation Hunger was started in 1978 by Dr. Selma Browde with Dr. Nthato Motlana after they saw the agony, anguish and toll that malnutrition inflicted on the South African people and its economy. Operation Hunger was accordingly strategically registered as a Fund-Raising Organisation in 1980 to better influence the transformation its founders sought.

We therefore have a history of not only concern, but positive action in the fight against malnutrition in South African homes, schools and communities using sustainable and proven methods that empower people and their communities.

Rallying all against hunger

Operation Hunger is constantly running campaigns to raise funds for identified needs and worthy causes on behalf of the beneficiaries who themselves, are not able to do so in an effective manner.

We seek to improve levels of nutrition in impoverished communities through sustainable integrated income generating food security schemes (e.g. soup kitchens, gardens, broiler, egg laying projects).

To provide clean and accessible water to households where water is not readily available (e.g. rain water tanks, water rollers, boreholes/hand pumps, windmills, spring protection) so that individuals and communities can develop gardens, support livestock and be protected against water borne diseases.

Operation Hunger Projects

Health Initiatives Projects
Water Tank Projects
Vegetable garden projects
Poultry farming Projects
Water Access Projects
Nutrition & Feeding Projects

Operation Hunger News & Updates

Operation Hunger receives R100,000 donation from Spar Food Group

JOBURG – Operation Hunger, a non-profit organisation which aims to improve the nutritional levels of impoverished communities through sustainable food ...
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Port Elizabeth TB awareness drive by Hellenvale Soup Kitchen

Diseases combined with malnutrition are the leading causes of death in poor communities.  Operation Hunger works with communities to evaluate ...
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Women Doing It For Themselves in The Eastern Cape

Operation Hunger’s involvement in the Eastern Cape Province’s Mqanduli / Ekukhwezeni community by way of diverse of nutrition projects, enterprise ...
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Mqanduli Garden Project grows from strength to strength

Operation Hunger’s initial involvement in the Eastern Cape Province’s community of Mqanduli by way of funding and training locals to ...
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