Posts Tagged ‘African famine’

Over 20 million people facing starvation – and we should care! Comments 0

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
Migrants and Refugees

Think to a time when you were hungry. Remember how it felt, a bit uncomfortable, right? You may have even said, “I’m starving!” But you knew that in a short time the next meal would be there for you. Knowing that a good meal was awaiting you allowed your slight hunger to actually whet your Read more

Caritas launches appeal for Sahel (West Africa) food crisis Comments 0

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has launched a Special Appeal and pledged NZ$50,000 towards averting severe hunger and deaths in the Sahel region of West Africa. ‘An estimated 13 million people are in grave danger,’ says Caritas Director Julianne Hickey. ‘This has been brought on by severe drought, poor harvests, and rising food prices – made Read more

Pope renews urgent appeal for action in Horn of Africa Comments 0

Friday, October 7th, 2011

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Caritas raises $50,000 for Africa Comments 0

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

The Caritas Horn and East Africa appeal which aims to help millions in the worst drought for 60 years has so far raised close to $50,000 in just over a week. Caritas Director Mike Smith said a concerted effort is being made by Caritas members around the world to raise funds and direct aid to Read more