More than 20 percent of Pakistan’s population is undernourished, and nearly 45 percent of children younger than five years of age are stunted, according to the UN World Food Program (WFP).
The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has recently released the key findings of the Household Integrated Economic Survey (HIES), 2018-19. It reveals that 16% of the population is experiencing moderate or severe food insecurity. The incidence is twice as high among the rural population, 20%, as among the urban, 9.2%. Shockingly, three out of five households, 61%, among the lowest two income quantiles in the survey, are experiencing food insecurity.
Pakistan Dream Centers distributed food during 85 starving families here in Pakistan the support of Family Worship Center. where we spend $20.00 food pack for one family which costs PDC $1700.00 for 85 families.
And this has now doubled since the scare of COVID-19 and many low income men have lost their job street sweeping, cleaning out street sewers, and other menial labor.