My name is Frank, I’m 17 years and live in Tanzania. When I was growing up I often had just 1 meal a day. Between the ages of 2 and 4, my family frequently faced hunger and malnutrition. Some days I felt …
Frank Kapeta, Youth Ambassador - Save the Children
My name is Frank, I’m 17 years old and I live in Tanzania. Last year, I came to the UK and visited No. 10 Downing Street, where I asked David Cameron to prioritise the fight against hunger. This time I’m coming to the UK to lead the charge for the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign. In Tanzania, many children go hungry every day. Not having enough to eat means that their bones and brains don’t develop properly, as they don’t get the nutrients and energy they need. It’s possible in our lifetimes to make sure that every person lives a life free from hunger. That’s why I’m coming to the UK, to make our leaders act to end hunger.
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