East Africa Hunger Relief Fund

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East Africa Hunger Relief Fund

What's Happening and How to Help

We believe that organizations that are deeply rooted in local communities are in the best position to provide long-term support for survivors of natural disasters like these. By funding the relief efforts of local organizations, donations to this fund have the potential to build stronger response capacity so that these organizations are better equipped to face future challenges.

The projects listed below are led by vetted GlobalGiving partners responding to this disaster. You can donate directly to a specific project or to GlobalGiving’s East Africa Hunger Relief Fund and we'll allocate it to where it's needed most. GlobalGiving will post reports about how your donation has been put to use.

Gardens Give Hope, Health, and Income in E. Africa
This project will increase long-term resilience to climate change, social crisis, and political crisis, for communities in East Africa who are most vulnerable to upheaval. We do this by investing in indigenous East African leadership to deliver training and resources: installation of simple, appropriate drought-resistant technology such as water storage, shade nets, and ecological small garden design; and connection of people to good seed, including local seed sources in their region.
Ol Pejeta Flood Relief : Restore and Recover
Since March, Kenya has been battling the relentless onslaught of torrential rains. These unprecedented downpours, possibly linked to climate events like El Nino, have caused devastating floods across the country. Unfortunately, the recents rains have had a devastating impact on Ol Pejeta. Your donation can support Ol Pejeta, recover from floods by repairing vital infrastructure, ensuring animal safety, and securing their future.
Food Baskets for Households in Kenya!
Drought continues in eastern rural Kenya, famine is worsening, the food crisis is extreme. Makindu is located in the semi-arid zone, the worst affected area as annual rainfall is barely a trace. Most people eat just one meager meal a day, if at all. Hungry children do not attend school. Weakened, malnourished children die from treatable illnesses. Makindu Children's Program delivers bulk food baskets to the neediest children and households, providing them a lifeline of nutrition and saving lives
East Africa Hunger Crisis: Concern's Response
Famine has been officially declared in South Sudan, and drought conditions throughout the region have also led to food crises in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia where 19.5 million people face severe food insecurity. Concern Worldwide is one of few NGOs in the hardest to reach areas in the region. Our experienced team is currently reaching 1.8 million people through life-saving cash transfers, improved access to clean water, treatment of malnourished children, and preventative health and nutrition.
Drought & Looming Famine in East Africa
The worst drought in decades is ravaging East Africa, destroying crops and driving the cost of food out of reach of many. This project will help scale aid efforts to reduce the levels of death and suffering in East Africa and worldwide.
Relief items to Malawians affected by Drought
Last rainfall was on January 30 in in other areas of Blantyre, Chikwawa, Nsanje, Mwanza and Mneno Districts Since February 2024 begining the weather is very hot and many plants are failing to grow while drying due to droughts that is covering the region. Many families are struggling , failing to get food items to feed their families hence other Children goes into the bush fetching wild trees r9ts that structured like Cassava bring them home regardless of edible or not.
Fight famine with farming in South Sudan
Famine and severe hunger are ravaging South Sudan. 60% of the population faces hunger. Most people don't know where their next meal will come from. We are working to help families in Fangak County, who are in desperate need of food, start small gardens and farms so that they can feed themselves while increasing the the amount of food available to the community. This program will teach farming techniques, providing seeds and small tools, and micro loans for water pumps all to fight famine.
Help life-saving  to displaced People in Ethiopia
The conflict in Ethiopia has developed into a humanitarian disaster and the humanitarian situation is rapidly deteriorating in large parts of the country. A year into a conflict between government forces and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), Ethiopia has seen thousands of lives lost and more than a million people displaced. Now, a larger humanitarian crisis looms, with nearly half a million facing starvation in Amhara. To avert this humanitarian catastrophe Life-saving action needed
Famine relief for 150 families in Tigray
This project will be a life saver for 150 families who are severely affected by the famine in Tigray. Families who are severely affected by famine will be selected and receive cash support to enable them to buy the foods they need for their families.
Response Food and Drought Crisis in Somalia
This project will increase long-term resilience to climate change, social crisis, and political crisis, for communities in Somalia. Across Somalia, millions of people are facing famine. Climate-crisis-induced drought, local conflict included communities displaced by Al-Shabaab, and impacts of the war in Ukraine and COVID-19. Your support to the Response Food and Drought Crisis in Somalia Project will provide emergency relief, food, water, medicine, and other essential supplies to people in need.
Provision of safe and clean  water to 4000 people
The recurring conflicts in South Sudan have displaced thousands of people from their homes and disrupted their livelihood, making them vulnerable to access to safe and clean drinking water. 1) Provided safe and clean drinking water to 4000 Internal displaced persons and returnees. 2) 20 community members acquired skills in boreholes minor pump mechanics, water usage committees, and hygiene promoters 3)Drilling of four boreholes to provide clean water to 4000 people in rural communities.
CLEAN PLATE NUTRITION AND THERAPY PROJECT
Many children with disabilities in Kenya are limited in access to therapy services and nutritious foods that can help them improve their physical, emotional and mental health. The clean plate nutrition and therapy project serves children with Autism, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome, in Mathare slums by giving them occupational and speech therapy services for free every week. The children also get nutritious food parcels each month. You too can be part of their recovery journey by donating now.
East Africa Food Crisis
The Horn of Africa is facing one of the worst droughts on record with some 14 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somaliland facing severe hunger and water shortages. ActionAid is working with local partners to provide food relief.
Invest in 10 women entrepreneurs in Northern Kenya
Our Kenyan partner Children Peace Initiative Kenya (CPIK) is seeking $15,000 to help 10 women entrepreneurs from the Pokot and Samburu tribes launch small businesses and trade with each other. This innovative approach will produce incomes for these women, strengthen ties between their communities and show how women can build peace in fragile environments. Josephine (photo), a Samburu businesswoman who trades maize across tribal lines, inspired the startups and will head the Samburu network.
Economic Empowerment for Impoverished Mothers
The war in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray has impoverished thousands of women leading their families. In this project, 360 mothers heading their nearly 1,380-member households will be economically empowered through self-help groups (SHGs). Our training programs will focus on using electric pans, making injera (staple Ethiopian bread), sewing and handicrafts, agriculture, and more. This project aims to improve their confidence, foster self-reliance, and uplift their families out of poverty.
Roots to Fruits: Grow a Sustainable South Sudan
In the world's youngest country, in the rural and impoverished village of Majak Goi, the community is coming together to fight food insecurity and climate change simultaneously by building a sustainable agricultural resource: a fruit orchard. The entire village will be able to benefit from this orchard, gaining critical micronutrients they have gone without for far too long. Your donation will save lives in South Sudan and help remove carbon dioxide from the air, benefitting our entire planet.
Empower 103 Households for their Livelihoods
The community skills development organization, a national organization of South Sudan located in Yambio plans some strategies to support single mothers in Yambio. The total number of our target population is 17,000 Households in Gbudwe state. Community Skill Development was established in the year 2008 by a volunteer group headed by Father Ignatius Mborihenga. CSD is a national organization registered by South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation commission.
Provide Hot Lunch to Ethiopian Students in Crisis
For many years we've funded the operation of schools and orphanages in Ethiopia who're currently experiencing record inflation. A few years ago the COVID pandemic caused supply chain issues that lead to prices on everything increasing many many times. The cost of food is now 10 times what it was last year. This project helps fund hot lunches for an Ethiopian school where many of the students are not able to bring their own lunch or even afford food at home.
Drought Crisis in the Horn of Africa
For more than 40 years, Action Against Hunger has led emergency nutrition programs providing lifesaving milks, foods and medicines to those suffering from malnutrition. Right now, 29 million people face the threat of hunger in the Horn of Africa. Our programs save lives but we need more resources to reach more people. Our emergency nutrition program has a cure rate of over 90% and $.91 cents of every dollar goes directly to our programs. Please help us reach more of those in need.
Who is my neighbor? - Somalia Hunger Crisis Appeal
Who is my neighbour? Today the world is much smaller, and we are better connected to our fellow humans. As such, someone a world apart is still in fact my neighbour, and their wellbeing concerns me. Somalia is experiencing the worst drought in over 40 years, and in 2022, at least 43,000 people died. This has put significant strain on people's ability to support themselves. With this campaign, we hope to come together through the spirit of our collective concern to support our global neighbours.
support the immense hunger crisis in South Sudan
According to OCHA's February 2023 Humanitarian Needs Overview, Widespread Emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes will persist across South Sudan during the post-harvesting period and into the lean season (May through September), given atypically low food availability and access at the household level tied to the long-term impacts of conflict and flooding on livelihood activities, trade flows, and humanitarian interventions, as well as rising prices amidst continued poor macro-economic conditions.
Save the lives of 200,000 drought victims
More than 62 million people live without basic access to safe drinking water in Ethiopia. In fact, Ethiopia alone accounts for 7.5 per cent of the global water crisis. Tiruzer Ethiopia for Africa (TEA) plans to buy water well drilling rig by drilling 20 deep wells a year for women & children who are dying due to drought in Ethiopia, also save the lives of animals and plants. This providing drinking water for 200,000 people and 142,857 animals and used to irrigate 28,571 hectares of land.
Teach permaculture& Fight Food Insecurity in Kenya
With less than $2/day, many Neema students' families suffer from food insecurity. Permaculture farming offers a powerful approach against that. By using healthy soil practices, it leads to increased yields. It also encourages efficient use of space, allowing families to cultivate a wider variety of nutritious crops on a smaller area. This project will provide 50 families with permaculture trainings together with tools and seedlings to start small-scale farming and eradicate food insecurity.
Mandera County Drought Appeal
The Horn of Africa is experiencing a severe drought due to five consecutive rainy season failures. In Mandera county, about 2.5 million livestock have died. Three-quarters of the population urgently need assistance with food and water. Unfortunately, fewer aid agencies are reaching desperate pastoralists in the hinterland. The drought has decimated their livelihoods, forcing some families to migrate to urban centres and putting pressure on an already high level of urban poverty.

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