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Hunger steals from one generation after the next

Hunger steals from one generation after the next

Despite the meaning of her name, baby Genesis isn’t the beginning of her family’s story of struggle. That began long ago — decades before Genesis was ever born. And she isn’t the first in her family to suffer from malnutrition. Unfortunately, malnutrition is a vicious...
The one thing worse than starving to death?

The one thing worse than starving to death?

“I feel like committing suicide because I’m worthless.”Laura Grace, a South Sudanese refugee, barely gets out the words before tears slide down her cheeks. Weak, sick, and tired herself, she hasn’t been able to adequately feed her son in weeks. There are no jobs for...
‘Which of my children should eat today?’

‘Which of my children should eat today?’

What does a typical morning look like for you? Eating a bowl of cereal as you drink your first cup of coffee, check social media, and scan today’s weather? Or maybe you’re one of those “on the go” types that take your coffee in a travel mug and chew on a bagel or...
Countries in crisis: Zambia

Countries in crisis: Zambia

For years, Zambia suffered drought after drought causing one of the worst food crises in the world.This scarcity of water is ironic when you think that Zambia is home to the world’s largest and most spectacular waterfall — Victoria Falls.Luckily, with rainfall...
What would happen if you didn’t eat for three weeks?

What would happen if you didn’t eat for three weeks?

“I’m starving!”We’ve all said it at one point or another. Maybe you missed lunch and your stomach was grumbling by the time dinner came around. Or maybe you overheard this complaint coming from your kids in the living room while you finished up cooking a meal.Whatever...
Countries in crisis: Uganda

Countries in crisis: Uganda

It’s often called “the Pearl of Africa,” and with good reason. Uganda has captured the hearts of many travelers throughout the years. In fact, many believe it was Winston Churchill that coined the nickname. And the name is true. With its tropical climate, beautiful...
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