World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine is a global youth movement against hunger and poverty. Participants give up solid food for 30 consecutive hours to raise funds for children in need.
Every year, thousands of Malaysian youths and thousands more around the world, unite through World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine to raise funds that will improve the lives of children and families in need.
How Does It Work?
Learn About Global Issues– Open the eyes of youth to global issues beyond their comfort zone and educate them on how they can be part of the solution.
Raise Funds to Fight Global Issues – Join a DIY Camp or be an individual participant to raise funds for the cause.
Experience It – Go hungry for 30 consecutive hours and stand in solidarity with those facing hunger and poverty around the world.
Send in Your Funds & Change Lives – Send in your funds to World Vision so that it can be utilised for sustainable programmes to combat hunger and poverty in different communities around the world.
Ways You Can Participate
In Malaysia, there are various formats of the 30-Hour Famine to allow people from all walks of life to take a stand against global issues affecting those in need:
Spend 30 solid hours fasting and learning about global issues. Join a DIY Camp or participate as an individual participant. Open to those aged 13 and above.
Organise your own 26-hour DIY Camp on the official Famine Weekend and spend the last 4 hours with other campers across Malaysia at the Famine Countdown event, often held at a stadium.
8-Hour Kidz Famine
A child-friendly version of the 30-Hour Famine for those aged 12 and below. Participants will fast for 8 hours and engage in activities purposefully designed for children.
8-Hour Parent & Child Famine
Similar to the 8-Hour Kidz Famine, this version of the 30-Hour Famine involves parents and is ideal for families who want to participate together. Open to children aged 12 and below.
8-Hour Corporate Famine
A corporate worker friendly version of the 30-Hour Famine, the 8-Hour Corporate Famine provides companies the opportunity to be involved in the global movement. Programme and activities can be tailored to suit the company’s needs and participants will fast for 8 hours.