Bahamas: ADRA Donates 4,000 Backpacks to Grand Bahama

Freeport, Grand Bahama (November 20, 2019) – On Monday, November 11, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) donated 4,000 backpacks for primary to high school-aged children from the Bahamian islands of the Grand Bahama and Great Abaco, which are still reeling from the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.  Each child, who has been in […]

ADRA Taps NAD Educators for Development Aid Overhaul in Southern Africa Schools

School-feeding program prompts awareness of climate crisis and sheds light on education system SILVER SPRING, MD (November 18, 2019)– The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is collaborating with the North American Division (NAD) Office of Education to offer educational development assistance at schools in Southern Africa. Recently, ADRA accompanied ten NAD education leaders to […]

Zana's Story

Zana is an 87-year-old grandmother. She lives in the dry, southern, grasslands of Madagascar. There hasn’t been consistent rain to water her small village’s crops in over two years. “Our crops have slowly gotten worse over time.” Zana explains. “If I had enough crops, I would have sold them to pay for clothes and soap.” […]

Philippines: Earthquakes Rock Southern Island of Mindanao

ADRA provides ongoing aid as hundreds recover from aftershocks Mindanao, Philippines (November 4, 2019)– The Philippine’s southern island of Mindanao was hit by a series of strong earthquakes during the month of October.  On October 16, a magnitude-6.3 earthquake shook, followed by a magnitude 6.6 quake on October 29, and another quake of magnitude-6.5 hit again […]