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09 Feb 2016 description

RICHMOND, VA – A severe shortfall in aid funding is putting thousands of children at risk in Ethiopia as the country deals with its worst drought emergency in decades. The drought and resulting food shortage are expected to continue well into 2016. ChildFund International is in urgent need of millions of dollars in additional funding to provide emergency food rations for 300,000 people over the next six months.

02 Dec 2014 description

Contact: Betsy Edwards

RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 1, 2014) – The 2014 theme for World AIDS Day is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation,” and for three years, ChildFund has partnered with Pact and Family Health International, achieving great results with the Yekokeb Berhan program, the largest USAID-funded Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) program in Ethiopia.

22 Mar 2012 description

Richmond, Va. – March 22, 2012 –ChildFund International celebrates World Water Day and the recent news that half of the world’s population has access to safe drinking water.

Despite that progress, 783 million people remain without access to clean water. Forty percent of them live in sub-Saharan Africa, which is why ChildFund is continuing its efforts.