Provide famine relief to families in Somalia

 
$13,533 $11,467
Raised Remaining

Project Video

Provide famine relief to families in Somalia

Provide famine relief to families in Somalia
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The road to Somalia

The road to Somalia
Animal carcasses litter the road near the Kenya-Somalia border. (view small | med | large | orig)

Somali family

Somali family
A Somali family carries children and belongings on a donkey cart as they travel in search of food and water. (view small | med | large | orig)

A displaced Somali mother and her baby.

A displaced Somali mother and her baby.
Somali families like these are in need of food, water and medical care to survive. (view small | med | large | orig)

A Somali refugee and her child

A Somali refugee and her child
This mother recently had surgery. She knew she had to leave her home in order to find food, so she walked for days, despite her physical condition. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing medical care

Providing medical care
Children are in need of medical attention for a variety of famine-related illnesses and infection, including severe malnutrition. (view small | med | large | orig)

Somali women resting

Somali women resting
The adults are visibly malnourished -- a sign they are giving up food for their children. (view small | med | large | orig)

A Somali mother and her children

A Somali mother and her children
Families like this one have walked for up to 400 km to reach aid. They will rest for a few days until they've regained enough strength to walk the last 100 km walk to the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. (view small | med | large | orig)

A young Somali girl in the Horn of Africa.

A young Somali girl in the Horn of Africa.
Photo from Progress Report 'Starting over in the Horn of Africa' (view small | med | large | orig)

We're helping farmers grow better crops.

We're helping farmers grow better crops.
Photo from Progress Report 'Starting over in the Horn of Africa' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

World Concern

Seattle, WA, United States
http://www.worldconcern.org

Project Leader

Joanne Felci

Seattle, Washington United States

Where is this project located?

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