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Drought Aid Opens Door to Share the Gospel
Posted by Brooke Kehl on January 9, 2017
Drought Aid Opens Door to Share the Gospel - We need YOU!
“No one knew that hosting a gardening workshop and repairing a local water well would give us such credibility. People now see us as a loving church.” –Leadership at two Church of Christ congregations in Zimbabwe
We are seeing the impact of the aid that we have been able to provide through donors like YOU!
15 baptisms and 5 restorations
140 households have received a month’s worth of emergency food rations.
840 people have received emergency food rations.
20 completed agriculture workshops
767 individuals trained in sustainable agriculture.
2waterwells have been drilled
1 water well repaired
1 hand dug water well completed
3000 people now have access to clean water.
Food insecurity is still a serious threat to families in the areas affected by the drought. Food insecurity from both the natural phenomena of drought-related climate change as well as human failures is a result of poor and backward farming practices. These factors have been major contributors to the threat of the livelihoods of many.Tackling these natural and human-related threats through training remains pivotal. Sustainable farming remains the solution against the backdrop of a rising global population.
Kits and other training equipment for sustainable gardening as well as food preservation are key to achieving the desired goals, noting also that the two compliment each other.
Help us continue to make an impact in the lives that are suffering in Zimbabwe.