East Africa Drought Crisis

 
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 1 year ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has received 70 donations
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis posted a progress report
    Use mobile phone technology in building drought resilience
    By - Sren Bjerregaard - Program officer
    “For all the people who gave their support to this project, I thank you" said Zainabu Kamato. Zainabu Kamato, 45, is a member of a group of female farmers supported by ActionAid and Chairlady of the Relief Committee in Garba Tulla, Kenya. She shares her story and how ActionAid has helped support...
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis posted a progress report
    Water Pan for one of most vulnerable communities
    By - David San Millan Del Rio - Communications Officer
    Howu Dedu, 40, is part of the FFA program, fetching water from the water pan that has been built as part of the FFA (Female Farmers Association) project that is run by ActionAid as part of its drought relief program in Garba Tulla, Kenya in summer 2012. This region has experience recurring drought for over ten years, and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has received 119 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis posted a progress report
    Working together!
    By - Sren Bjerregaard - Program officer, ActionAid Kenya
    Thank you for helping us assist people in East Africa to get back on their feet. ActionAid, in partnership with the Government of Kenya and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), introduced the Food for Asset (FFA) program. The program distributes food supplies to community members affected by the drought, who are not...
    • 2 years ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis posted a progress report
    A woman with five goats and a mission
    By - Soren Bjerregaard - Communication Advisor, ActionAid Kenya
    The rivers are flowing and the grass is finally green in Kongelei, the pastoralist community in North Western Kenya. Here, I mostly meet women and children, as many men have left the villages in search for green pasture. After a long dry spell, it started raining in October and the families are starting to rebuild their...
    • 2 years ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis posted a progress report
    East Africa: Building Resilience to Disaster
    By - Kate Peng - Project Manager
    Through the generosity of you and many other supporters, ActionAid and our partners are responding to the drought crisis in East Africa that has affected over 12 million people. Working in communities in north and northeastern Kenya, we have already reached over 250,000 people with immediate relief through school-feeding...
    • 3 years ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has received 735 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis posted a progress report
    Meet Dahabo Adan
    By - Hannah Burrows - Project Support Officer, ActionAid
    In Sericho, my Kenyan colleagues tell me that this is where I will see the drought at its worst. Local people say they have not seen rain here since 2008. ActionAid, working with the WFP (World Food Programme), have scaled up food relief to such a point that we are now reaching 85% of households in Sericho. And this...
    • 3 years ago
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis posted a progress report
    Food relief at the Isiolo School for the Deaf in Kenya
    By - Ssanya Kalibbala - Communication Coordinator
    Reported by ActionAid staff, Ssanya Kalibbala in Kenya What is she trying to tell me?   I ask Mr. Ismail Galma, a special needs teacher at the Isiolo School for the Deaf in Kenya. Six-year-old Ililhan is repeatedly gesturing towards her mouth and then points towards the ActionAid delivery truck that...
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Drought Crisis has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Amy Leichtman

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Washington, DC United States

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