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.
In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about the 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.
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.
Sonali’s family in Bangladesh went from shunned to shining as a result of World Vision child sponsorship and Gift Catalog goats and chickens.
Although Joseph didn’t finish first grade because he has to help harvest coffee to feed his family, hunger hasn’t erased his hopes of going back to school.
Millions of people face famine if the current hunger crisis in East Africa continues to worsen. Read their stories and learn how World Vision is responding.