In 2016, thanks to your help, we were able to assist millions of people in need: We had a total of EUR 263.9 m available to use in the fight against hunger and poverty. Welthungerhilfe’s work in 2016 was dominated by the impact of the war in Syria and hunger in many African countries.
Facts & Figures from the annual report 2016
In 2016, 263.9 million euros were available in the fight against hunger. This is the highest budget since the foundation of Welthungerhilfe. Donations received amounted to 47.5 million euros. The public donors provided 213.4 million euros for the project.
Rural and regional development has been the central funding area for many years and, with 92.8 million euros, has received the highest funding in 2016.
At 1.8 percent, administrative expenses are again extremely low this year. 3.6 percent of total expenditure was spent on public relations and advertising.