using your email or  
Search for participant
Do you know someone taking part in the Famine?
Search here to sponsor them.
The 40 Hour Famine is New Zealand’s largest youth fundraising event and this year we’re raising the bar even higher! Join us in celebrating our 40th year of the 40 Hour Famine and support the children of Malawi who are in urgent need of our help.
The children of Malawi need your help
2012-2013 FAST FACTS
  • $2.3 MILLION

    dollars raised by kiwis doing the 40 Hour Famine

  • 79.3 CENTS

    in every dollar allocated to our work overseas

  • 68,491

    children sponsored in 13 countries by generous kiwis

  • 2.5 MILLION

    people given food and water in West Africa during the food crisis

  • 96%

    of families in Samrong Tong, Cambodia, now with access to clean water

  • $1.2 MILLION

    raised through Smiles gifts

  • 32 countries

    supported by kiwis through World Vision

  • 15 KM

    of pipeline laid in Tanzania to supply water to 8,883 people

  • 15 LITRES

    Average milk production per cow per day in Tanzania, up from 1.5 litres in 2008