Food Crisis in West Africa

 
$11,417
$78,583
Raised
Remaining

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Food Crisis in West Africa

Food Crisis in West Africa
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Kolda, Senegal, July 26, 2012

Kolda, Senegal, July 26, 2012
Fatoumata Dousou scatters rice seed in a field near Kolda, Senegal, July 26, 2012. "There was no harvest last year," she says. (view small | med | large | orig)

Kolda, Senegal, July 26, 2012

Kolda, Senegal, July 26, 2012
Aliou Balde plows Demba Kande's potato field near Kolda, Senegal, July 26, 2012. Kande grows millet, rice, beans, peanuts, and vegetables. "Last year I harvested very little rice; it lasted only three months. (view small | med | large | orig)

Aissatou Diallo takes home a hygiene kit

Aissatou Diallo takes home a hygiene kit
The kits, which are a key component of the Oxfam/FODDE response to the food crisis in the Kolda region, include bottles of bleach, a large bar of hand soap, chamber pots for children, a scrub brush, and separate plastic cups and dippers to prevent contamination of household water supplies. (view small | med | large | orig)

Food Crisis in West Africa

Food Crisis in West Africa
Photo from Progress Report 'Sahel food crisis: "Now I have peace"' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Oxfam America

Boston, MA, United States
http://oxfamamerica.org/

Project Leader

Elizabeth Grant

Boston, MA United States

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