Our work touches millions of lives in more than 130 countries and across 9 crucial impact areas. ADRA’s hardworking network of almost 6,000 people actively implement region-appropriate solutions for positive and sustainable change where it is needed most.
Three years ago, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Over 1 million homes were damaged or destroyed, and more than 6,000 people lost their lives. With an established presence in the Philippines, ADRA was able to launch an immediate disaster response (in fact, some local ADRA staff suffered personal losses in the storm, but still reported …Read More
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 …Read More