In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about the East Africa hunger crisis. Here are a few basic facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
The Ethiopia famine from 1983 to 1985, one of the 20th century’s worst famines, led to an outpouring of concern and donations from around the globe as well as new monitoring and alerts to prevent future famines.
The East Africa food crisis is monstrous: affecting 25 million people and showing up in ways our writer and photographer team have never before seen. Today, our writer — Kari Costanza — gives you a first-hand snapshot of five ways that hunger is changing the lives of people in Turkana, Kenya.
High schooler Michael Atlas will go hungry with his youth group for his fourth 30 Hour Famine this spring. As youth come together across the country to fast for 30 hours and bring hope to the hungry, find out how Michael’s first experience brought him closer to God.
Conflict in South Sudan has uprooted families and led to hunger and suffering. The U.N. refugee agency announced August 17 that South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now exceed 1 million. World Vision is bringing healing and sustenance to children and families in need.
As American families prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates enough food is wasted globally—about 1.4 billion tons—to feed as many as 2 billion people each year. That’s roughly one-third of the global food supply.
As South Sudanese refugees arrive in Uganda, they reach a new, unwanted home — but life in these homes hacked from the Ugandan bush is the best option they have.