Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hunted to Hopeful: Mary’s Story

Mary Meschu is just one of the 170,000 Tanzanian albinos living under the weight of superstition. Her pale skin stands in stark contrast to those around her, causing many to believe she, and others like her, are ghosts, a cursed type of people. They call them “zeru zeru”, which literally means double zero. Less than […]

EMERGENCY: Millions Starving in World’s Largest Food Crisis

Your urgent help is needed now! 20 million people in East Africa are starving in the largest food emergency in the world. Famine has already set in within South Sudan, and families in Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria, and Kenya are struggling to find food every day. This level of hunger in so many countries is unprecedented. […]

Heavy Snowfall in Pakistan Causing Hunger

ADRA is supporting 150 families with food, nutrition, and hygiene kits after snowfall blocks communities in Pakistan from food. Heavy snowfalls have blocked roads in Swat Valley in the province of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, which is causing shortages of food for around 5oo families. ADRA Pakistan is partnering with Caritas who are active in the area […]

Shelter, Vouchers, and Weet-Bix in Fiji as Winston Recovery Continues

The recovery from last year’s Tropical Cyclone Winston is continuing in Fiji as ADRA supplies shelter kits, food vouchers, cash, and Weet-Bix cereal to communities still suffering the effects of the massive storm. Food vouchers and cash were supplied in partnership with World Food Programme and actually do double the good work. First, families are […]