Fund Food Container For Hungry Kids in Eswatini

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238,500 Eswatinans are in crisis level hunger. Will you help us send food to them for Christmas?

$5,775

raised by 17 people

$10,000 goal

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Update posted 7 months ago

This Giving Tuesday, we're so grateful for your support as we serve the Eswatini CarePoints. Over the last couple of weeks, I've shared powerful stories of transformation and hope from our Swazi Leadership Academy, but today, I wanted a story that underscores a pressing need that is impacting thousands of Swazi families. 

Right now in Eswatini, an estimated 238,500 are experiencing crisis level hunger. That’s 20% of their population. Over the next four months, is expected to surge to 268,000 people with 14,700 classified at Emergency Level Crisis.

The situation is exacerbated from the COVID-19 impact, and supply chain issues from the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East. Price shocks have led to significant income loss and unemployment, placing further strain on the people. Droughts and flooding have worsened the situation, contributing to an overall food crisis.

I’m grateful to report that we’ve been actively serving this vulnerable population since 2006, and because of this, we are well-positioned to help during this crisis.

As of today, we are providing daily meals to 5,500 children at 32 CarePoints.

We also supply food to 26 children with disabilities and their caregivers who are unable to reach the CarePoints.

For Giving Tuesday, we seek to raise $10,000 to send a shipping container filled with 1260 thirty-three pound boxes of fortified rice to hungry kids and their families. 

The rice is sourced from our partners in the United States and shipped from there to Eswatini. Its rice offers a level of nutrition that traditional Eswatini food (ground cornmeal cooked with water) cannot provide. 

Will you help us reach our goal?

These kids often go hungry during the holidays, so this will be a huge Christmas blessing. We’re so grateful for your support. 

Your gift will impact kids like Gundi, an 11-year-old boy at our Lesibovu Carepoint. Gundi lives with his grandmother and despite her best efforts, finds it challenging to provide food for her grandkids.

However, thanks to the proximity of Lesibovu Carepoint, Gundi's worries about dinner have faded. Everyday after school, he heads to the CarePoint for a warm meal, and his grandmother is so grateful for the vital role the CarePoint plays  in their lives. 

She shared with us, "It is an honor to have the CarePoint as it plays a vital role for the kids because sometimes they don't have anything to eat at home. Knowing that the CarePoint will provide a meal for the day is a relief to us as guardians."

I invite you to make an impact in the lives of children like Gundi, who rely on our CarePoints for what is often their only meal of the day.

Thank you for your unwavering support and for standing with us as we strive to nourish both hearts and minds in Eswatini.

In His Grace,

Scott Borg

We seek to raise $10,000 to send a shipping container filled with 200 thirty-three pound boxes of fortified rice to hungry kids and their families. 

There are 238,500 people in Eswatini  experiencing crisis level hunger. 

Over the next four months, is expected to surge to 268,000 people.

The situation is exacerbated from:  

COVID-19 impact 

+ Supply chain issues from the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East

+ Unemployment and income loss

+ Droughts and flooding

I’m grateful to report that we’ve been actively serving this vulnerable population since 2006, and because of this, are well-positioned to help during this crisis.

As of today, we are providing daily meals to 5,500 children at 32 CarePoints.

We also supply food to 26 children with disabilities and their caregivers who are unable to reach the CarePoints. 

The rice is sourced from our partners in the United States and shipped from there to Eswatini. 

It rice offers a level of nutrition that traditional Eswatini food (ground cornmeal cooked with water) cannot provide. 

Will you help us reach our goal?

These kids often go hungry during the holidays, so this will be a huge Christmas blessing. We’re so grateful for your support. 


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