CARE joined with seven other organizations in a first-of-its-kind fundraising appeal for the 20 million people on the brink of starvation in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and Nigeria.
“This is the worst drought I’ve ever experienced in my entire lifetime”, says 50-year-old Asha, who left her home three months ago. Back in her village in Wadamagoo up in the mountains of Somaliland, she used to live happily with her husband, six children, 200 sheep and goats and 10 camels.
Deteriorating drought, hunger and hygiene conditions in Somalia has put the health of 6.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance at risk, with over 50,000 cases of suspected cholera reported.
Yahoo News wrote about CARE’s Letters of Hope campaign that connected Boulder, Co. children to refugee children around the world.
Letters of Hope initiative connects American youth with refugee children, invites others to express solidarity using #LettersOfHope
CNN.com wrote an extensive piece on CARE’s Letters of Hope campaign that connected American students with refugee children around the world. The story included photos from students at a Boulder, Co.
Public Radio International aired a story highlighting how the drought in Sub-Saharan Africa disproportionately affects women.
Orignally published by Fox News.