Local coverage of Africare/Mali’s Multi-Year Assistance Program in the Koulikoro region. The film focuses on the organizational activities of vulnerable communities to address food insecurity and how Africare has managed to build the resilience of these communities in response to various crises in Mali.
“Ndawi Kaymor,” meaning the Youth of Kaymor, is the name chosen by a co-operative of close to 60 women from Kaymor village in West Africa’s rural Senegal.
Africare is not only interested in helping communities improve their present circumstances. We also know that a sustainably prosperous Africa depends on healthy, happy children capable of realizing the tremendous potential of the continent’s future.
In January 2013 the European Union funded the integrated programme on food security and control of acute malnutrition, to support the Government of Angola and UNICEF in responding to the nutrition crisis which affected approximately 500,000 under-5 children in four provinces of the country.
Ghanaian farmers entrust their livelihoods to the land. Ideally, they could produce harvests large enough to feed their families with stockpiles left over to sell on the market, generating income to boost the quality of their lives and to invest in further improving their farm. But farming in Ghana can be difficult:
Water is life. So when health clinics don’t have clean water, it’s a serious issue.
In 2010, a severe drought caused one of Niger’s worst food shortages in history. In 2011, the prolonged lack of rain caused another poor harvest and initiated a nationwide crisis year. Mercilessly, when rains finally came in 2012,