Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia

 
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has received 7 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $20,201 from an original funding goal of $25,000!
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Thank you for everything
    By - Elizabeth Droggitis - MADRE Staff Member
    When MADRE first began our work with our sister organization Womankind Kenya to help families fleeing the deadly famine in Somalia, women faced a struggle each day to keep their children alive. Many sought refuge in camps just over the border in Kenya, only to find that these camps were overcrowded and lacked sufficient...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has received 49 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Update from Halima
    By - Elizabeth Droggitis - MADRE Staff Member
    We first shared with you the story of Halima, a widow with six children in March 2012, when she was struggling to feed her hungry family in famine-affected northeast Kenya. Our local partners, Womankind Kenya, recently spoke with Halima and passed along an update on her and her family. We’d like to share that update...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    A nomination for Hubbie!
    By - Elizabeth Droggitis - MADRE Staff Member
    Since 2011, MADRE and Womankind Kenya have been hard at work providing emergency food aid and medical assistance to women and families most affected by the devastating drought and famine. We are happy to announce that Hubbie Hussein Al Hajj, director and founding member of Womankind Kenya has recently been recognized for...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Bringing Mobile Health Clinics to Garissa County
    By - Elizabeth Droggitis - MADRE Staff Member
    Our partners at Womankind Kenya are hard at work to bring mobile clinics and medical outreach to the rural populations of Garissa Country hard hit by the famine. In Garissa County, access to health information and services are extremely limited. As families are struggling to meet their basic human needs of food and water,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    A Mother Gives Thanks
    By - Elizabeth Droggitis - MADRE staff member
    Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji, leader of Womankind Kenya, recently shared with us a message of thanks from one mother living in the refugee camps of Northern Kenya. We'd like to share her message with you today: "My young son and I arrived in a refugee camp in Kenya after fleeing famine in Somalia. We lost everything, but I was...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Update from Womankind Kenya
    By - Elizabeth Droggitis - MADRE Staff Member
    In the photo below, women and girls line up to receive food aid. In northern Kenya, Womankind Kenya is still working to support families displaced by the famine. MADRE is working with Womankind Kenya to create a mobile health clinic to bring essential medical care to women and their families. The van will be...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has received 66 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    It's Bonus Day for our Project in Somalia!
    By - Erica Hellerstein - Project Leader
    Want your donation dollars to have the greatest possible impact? Today, June 13, starting at 12:01 am EST, GlobalGiving is sponsoring a special “Bonus Day,” where every donation you make to MADRE and Womankind Kenya’s “Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia” project will be matched by 50...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Watch a Video from Hubbie of Womankind Kenya
    By - Erica Hellerstein - Project Leader
    In northeastern Kenya, Somali families fleeing famine and war have settled in communities that are themselves facing face severe drought and hunger. Womankind Kenya, in partnership with MADRE, provides emergency food aid and medical assistance to women and families. In the video below, Hubbie Hussein al-Haji of Womankind...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Relief and Support for Famine Survivors
    By - Erica Hellerstein - Project Leader
    As drought spread, Halima desperately struggled to feed her six children.“We had many herds of cattle before the drought when my husband was alive,” shared Halima. But after the death of her husband, food supplies quickly dwindled. “My children had nothing to eat for many days…It was painful to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Impact Report: An Update from Womankind Kenya
    By - Erica Hellerstein - Project Leader
    "When I recently traveled to Kenya, I met with Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji, director of Womankind Kenya. I carried with me a gift from our sisters at Zenab for Women in Development and a letter that the director Fatima Ahmed asked me to deliver. I felt so honored to be able to connect these two women- and to be able to share...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Emergency Aid for Families in Famine-Hit Communities
    By - Maria Trimble - Project Leader
    We have great news from our partners at Womankind Kenya! Thanks to your support, they have had the resources to respond to famine in the hard-hit region of Garissa in northeastern Kenya.In Garissa, Womankind Kenya has distributed food aid to four local villages: Kamoor, Noor, Diiso and Jarirood. As a result, 2,700 families...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has received 272 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    MADRE Meets With Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji of Womankind Kenya (Video)
    By - Maria Trimble - Project Leader
    This week, MADRE staff is in Kenya visiting with our sister organizations, Womankind Kenya and the Indigenous Information Network (IIN). In the video below, MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind meets with Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji of Womankind Kenya. Womankind Kenya is a grassroots women’s organization that...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Water and Food Still Urgently Needed
    By - Yifat Susskind - Executive Director
    This week, MADRE staff are in Kenya visiting our sister organizations, Womankind Kenya and the Indigenous Information Network (IIN). We just received an update from MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind, who met today with Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji of Womankind Kenya. Hubbie and Womankind Kenya are working tirelessly...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    MADRE Supporters Bring Aid to Famine Survivors
    By - Maria Trimble - Website and Online Membership Coordinator
    We just received an update from our partners in Kenya, who are working tirelessly to deliver crucial emergency relief to women and families fleeing the famine in Somalia. Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji, of our partner organization Womankind Kenya, told us that many of these families are being turned away from overcrowded refugee...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia posted a progress report
    Help Survivors of the Famine in Somalia
    By - Yifat Susskind - Executive Director
    We just received updates from our partners in Kenya, who are mobilizing urgently to give life-saving aid to people suffering in the famine in East Africa. Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji, of our partner organization, Womankind Kenya, told us that the situation is dire. But with your support, we can save lives. Hubbie told...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Yifat Susskind

New York, NY United States

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