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How Your Donation Changes Lives

Corn, goats and water: Life at the Horn of Africa continues
Bags of corn and oil“We have six children, four girls and two boys; two of them are still toddlers. My husband is lame and cannot work. The drought made us lose our farm and all our livestock. There was nothing to eat, not even milk for the little ones. The baby almost didn't survive.” Continue...

“We were desperate ... but you have given us new hope!”
farmer showing vegetable plantAlishba Bibi is a widow and has two children. She's poor, but her deceased husband left her a small piece of land, where she was growing vegetables. It wasn't much, but it was enough to survive and they were content. Then the floods came. Continue...

Dreams out of ruins
Haitian women work in a gardenOften it's only a matter of seconds in which dreams are shattered to ruins. Seconds that cut like sharp knives into the fabric of our world. Seconds that can alter lives forever. In the devastating earthquake in Haiti many dreams were reduced to ruins. Continue...

Tholipodi's new home
young man in Sri Lanka in front of new house“My name is Tholipodi. I had just got married when the tsunami hit. We lost everything. So we moved to a camp. Many agencies came and promised to give us houses, but nobody did. We're still in the camp. My wife is pregnant and I'm only home once a week.” Continue...

A cyclone offers new hope
young Bangladeshi woman with tree saplingTaslima is alone with her children. She got married when she was 15, but her first husband died and left her with a daughter. Later she married again and had two more children. But her second husband ran away, went to the capital city and married another woman. Continue...