VIDEO: Extreme hunger in East Africa

Severe drought has created a deadly food crisis in the Horn of Africa. See what life is like, and how you can partner with us to help save the lives of children and families suffering from hunger and malnutrition.

Photos by Abby Metty & Lucy Murunga. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
Published July 18, 2011 at 12:00am PDT

Ways you can help

World Vision is responding to this crisis in the Horn of Africa through feeding programs, food distributions, agricultural training, development of irrigation systems, peacebuilding between tribes, and more. Please pray for those who are suffering, and pray for relief to come quickly to the most vulnerable populations.

Make a one-time gift to our Horn of Africa Food Crisis Fund. Your donation will help provide emergency food and care to children and families suffering from hunger and malnutrition, as the worst drought in 60 years rages on.

Give monthly to provide support for children affected by hunger worldwide. Your monthly contribution will help bring assistance like emergency food aid, clean water, agricultural assistance, nutritional training, and more to those in greatest need.

Sponsor a child in Kenya. Your love and support of a boy or girl in need will help provide essentials, like nutritious food.