Emergency aid Ethiopia – The great starvation in front of the worlds’ eyes!

UNESCO Special ambassador Dr. h.c. Ute-Henriette Ohoven: “Anyone who has ever seen a child die of starvation in their arms, just because all help came too late or there were not enough provisions on site, will never let go of this image and the nightmares!”

As in every conflict, the poorest of the poor are the ones who suffer, without even knowing why war is taking place. According to the latest reports from the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) on 26 November 2021, 9.4 million people in northern Ethiopia are now dependent on food aid and more than 400.000 people are at acute risk of starvation.

In the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, devastating armed conflicts have led to an enormous socio-economic crisis. Cut-off transport routes exacerbate supply problems, the ongoing locust plague in large parts of East Africa and the Covid pandemic add to this.

Video emergency aid

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Christmas Well 2020 – Thank You to Our Supporters

With a portion of the 2020 Christmas Donation Funds, that we received from our generous supporters last year, we were able to install several more solar powered wells in the Matam region in northeast Senegal.

Getting water in the Matam regions is an immense struggle for many women and children.

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5 Solar-Powered Wells were Completed in Matam – Project “Drill for Wellbeing”

Having water in a home means improved quality of life and wellbeing.  Access to water plays an important role in hygiene, health, and sustainable development.

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The Building of the New School Has Been Completed

A further milestone for Burkina Faso and Mali

The project “Education and Vocational Training for Sahel” is a program geared towards the improvement of general education and vocational training, of physical education and of cultural capacities in Burkina Faso and Mali.  The YOU Foundation supports the goal of improving the lives of the extremely poor people who have been victims of crises and conflicts in rural regions of Burkina Faso and Mali and help them help themselves.

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The “One Egg a Day – Food Security in Africa” Project

 

The thing with the egg … and the fight against malnutrition

In addition to very valuable protein, the egg also contains unsaturated fatty acids and minerals such as sodium, kalium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iron, copper, zinc, phosphorus, selenium, and sulfur. The egg also contains vitamins A, D, E, K, B2 and B6, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, and folic acid. One egg covers approximately 35% of a person’s daily vitamin B12 needs and in a cooked egg, Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, provides for healthy hair, skin, nerve cells, and metabolism. Only vitamin C is missing to make the egg perfect, but it remains one of the most natural unprocessed food sources…

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