In July 2011, the Horn of Africa was struck with a devastating drought. Millions of children were at risk of starvation, crops withered and the bodies of animals scattered the landscape. ChildFund responded to this emergency by mobilising communities and providing emergency feeding, water and health care.
In 2011, ChildFund Australia supporters contributed over $260,000 to the Children of Baruni Dump Appeal, an initiative to raise much-needed funds for children living in the wastelands around Papua New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby.
For families in parts of Ethiopia, drought is a threat to lives and livelihoods. In 2010, ChildFund launched an appeal to ease the effects of drought for youth and their families in Siraro, Ethiopia.
In 2010, ChildFund launched the Zambia Future Farmers appeal to help reduce child malnutrition and youth unemployment in the Chongwe and Luangwa districts of rural Zambia.
Thousands of Sri Lankan families were forced to leave behind their homes as the war reached its peak. With your generosity, ChildFund was able to provide life-saving support to vulnerable children within the camps.
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, ChildFund Australia raised $75,723 to rebuild the Hop Thinh pre-school in rural Vietnam.
By raising almost $340,000, ChildFund Australia supporters have helped nearly 2,000 children and over 2,500 adults recover from malnutrition in Ethiopia.
With your support, ChildFund Australia raised $199,175 to help improve the lives of children and families in Cambodia.