I just returned from Kenya, where I delivered emergency support to a grassroots women’s organization based in the drought-stricken northeast. The women there are struggling to provide food, water and medicines to thousands of even harder-hit famine refugees who are pouring into their parched communities from neighboring Somalia.
I felt privileged to be able to bring [...]
When MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind was in Kenya recently, she brought with her a gift from Zenab for Women in Development, a Sudanese sister organization of women farmers. These women had heard of the terrible famine and d... Read Post
The drought that has stricken much of Africa, particularly Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti and Kenya, has now left at least 500,000 children malnourished and at great risk of death. According to Anthony Lake, the UN Chil... Read Post