Hunger
 Senegal
Project #10445

Food Crisis in West Africa

by Oxfam America

Project Video

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)

Organization Information

Oxfam America

Location: Boston, MA - USA
Website: http:/​/​oxfamamerica.org/​
Project Leader:
Elizabeth Grant
Boston, MA United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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