East Africa Hunger Crisis - 2020

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If it seems like every year there is a new crisis in the fight against hunger in East Africa, that’s because there is. The COVID-19 crisis presents an unprecedented challenge in this fragile region. And that’s not even the worst of it. A few short months ago, swarms of desert locusts swept the crops of East Africa. With their food source demolished and their livelihoods compromised, millions of families and children continue to endure severe starvation with no end in sight.


The coronavirus makes this all the more dangerous for kids. Year after year, when these countries have faced severe droughts, floods, or conflicts, donors like you have answered God’s call to help. In no uncertain terms, donors like your church have saved lives.


Just in the past four years of work in East Africa, World Vision has reached:


Together, we are making an impact—but this crisis is far from over. Your church’s loving gift will multiply 5X in impact to help provide emergency food, clean water, access to medical care, and more. Some of the ways we help to overcome the root causes of hunger and malnutrition include:


If your church would like to do a love offering for donations, checks can be mailed to the address below. Please indicate source “400045305  – East Africa Hunger Crisis” for World Vision staff.


At World Vision, stewardship is an integral part of everything we do. In rare cases where donations exceed what is needed, or where local conditions prevent program implementation, World Vision will redirect funds to similar activities to help children and families in need.
The multiplying effect from grants and donated goods may change throughout the year on identical or similar offers due to variations in the start and end dates of donor grants and our programs.

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