May 21

Feed a Family – Mildred’s Story

“Life was hard. Sometimes we would only eat once a day for days at a time.” Mildred is a single mother of four, living in rural Zambia. She works as a farmer, but she struggled to grow enough food to feed her family. Often, with no crops leftover to sell, …

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Sep 13

Morocco Earthquake: ADRA Intensifies Efforts to Assist Victims in Hardest Hit Area

The ADRA emergency response teams are on the ground in Morocco ready to deliver humanitarian relief to victims in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake and aftershocks that devastated the country, on September 8. The major quake, with a magnitude of 6.8 and a depth of 18.5 kilometres, caused massive …

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Jun 01

Feed a Child – Rabson’s story

“We mainly ate pumpkin leaves and maize, but it was lacking nutrition. My grandchild was underweight and malnourished.” Rabson lives in rural Zambia with his wife, children, and two-year old grandchild, Emmanuel*. Rabson is a farmer, but he struggled to produce enough crops to provide for his family. They ate …

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Sep 23

Emergency Action Alliance welcomes $5m in government funding. The Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) has welcomed the support of the Australian Government for its Hunger Crisis appeal for Horn of Africa, with the government announcing a $5 million contribution today. Announced by the Hon. Pat Conroy, Minister for International Development and …

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Jun 27

One year on – an update from Wilson in Zambia

June 2022: Last year, we shared the story of Wilson, a young man in Zambia. Before he met ADRA, poverty and disability combined to crush Wilson’s hope for the future. “I was always called ‘chilema’, which means ‘paralytic’,” Wilson said. “Some people in my community, including some of my family …

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May 19

Building a Brighter Future – Shupikai’s Story

“We were living from hand to mouth, barely able to afford money for food and school fees.” Shupikai sits in the shade of her mudbrick home, a wide smile on her face. The two youngest of her five children play in the open area beside her home, their laughter drifting …

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May 11

From a ‘nobody’ to a ‘somebody’ – Wilson’s Story

“I thought I was a ‘nobody’. Now I know I’m a ‘somebody.’” – Wilson Crouched over in the dirt, Wilson is surrounded by chickens. As Wilson goes about his work, there is no wiping the smile off his face. Those chickens changed his life. Wilson was born and raised in …

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Jun 02

ADRA Zimbabwe continues to provide relief during lockdown

Like most of the world, Zimbabwe has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The country has been on lockdown since the beginning of April, with only essential workers able to commute to and from their workplace. The rest of the population is at home with no access to their various …

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