- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Mozambique/Malawi: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2015
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Hellen - Mar 2014
- Mozambique: Floods - Jan 2013
- Tropical Storm Irina - Mar 2012
- Mozambique: Storms and Floods - Jan 2012
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
Training Africans to increase sales and grow small agricultural businesses
PHOENIX (August 5, 2014) – President Barack Obama spoke to 50 African leaders at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in Washington D.C. from Aug. 4-6, to promote Africa’s economic growth in business and foreign investment. President Obama rallied support for Africa’s upcoming generation in creating business opportunities.
By Beth Allen on July 16, 2013 in Sponsor Impact, Stories, World Poverty
Her name is Ana. And praise God, she has not become a prostitute. She found a better way to make money.
Ana lives in Mozambique, where she was once a young married woman. But the years went on, and there was no baby.
Her husband divorced her as a result. Under the dual shame of barrenness and a failed marriage, she moved back in with her elderly parents. She needed a way to bring income into her household.
Saved by savings
Contact: Renee Targos
WHO: Food for the Hungry and partner Dimagi Inc.
WHAT: Connected World Forum Award Nomination
WHY: Launch of Pilot Health Project in Rural Mozambique
HOW: Provide cell phone-based access to vital healthcare data
SERVED: 5,000 Children Under Age 5 at Risk for Malnutrition
A project led by Food for the Hungry and Dimagi Inc., an international technology company, has been nominated for the Connected World Forum Awards.
In this Issue
Putting knowledge to practice
From grumpy to grateful
Tradition or tippy tap?
Health expert help community
"I think this is one of the best things we could ever do for HIV; it's one of the most successful prevention methods," says FH's HIV/AIDS programs coordinator, Kim Buttonow, MPH. "You can have an HIV-free generation."
By expanding the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), children of HIV-positive mothers actually could choose whether to protect themselves from the deadly virus, instead of being born with it.
PHOENIX, AZ, February 22, 2007 - While heavy rains which resulted in widespread flooding of the Zambezi River have slowed, Cyclone Favio threatens livelihoods and crops as it approaches Mozambique.
68,000 displaced; 280,000 more may be evacuated
Extreme rainfall leading to massive flooding in the area of Caia in Mozambique, Africa, has left at least 68,000 people homeless. Experts fear 280,000 more people - who live in mud huts and subsist on raising vegetables and livestock - could be forced from their homes over the next week.
FHI is aiding thousands in several Southern African nations, where it is estimated that as many as 14 million people face starvation in the coming months. The problem is complex, stemming from multi-year problems with drought and flooding. Additionally many are charging that politics and corruption have left countries in the region with food shortages that should have been prevented.
Food for the Hungry continues working with nearly 40,000 people displaced by flooding on Mozambique's Zambezi River.
Food for the Hungry is assisting flood victims in Mozambique, who are suffering through a second year of high water.
Food for the Hungry (FH) is helping thousands rebuild their lives after flooding in Mozambique ruined homes and livelihoods.
The government of Mozambique estimates that torrential rains and floods affected 1.2 million people. 650,000 are housed in more than 90 temporary camps throughout the flooded provinces.
Scottsdale, AZ (March 9, 2000) -
American non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Food for the Hungry (FH)
and Air Serv International (ASI) meet to discuss relief and development
efforts in Mozambique and the serious issues of waterborne diseases, land
mines, and getting seeds to farmers.
While Western governments have been criticized for a slow response to the disastrous flooding in Mozambique, Food for the Hungry, Air Serv International and Map International were rescuing thousands of flood victims and providing life-saving supplies.