15 Mar 2017

East Africa Drought Crisis

Over 16 million people in East Africa are facing starvation as drought grips the region and conflict forces people from their homes and livelihoods. Children, young people and pregnant and nursing mothers are among the hardest hit, suffering from severe malnutrition and dehydration.

By giving now, essential aid can reach those who need it first.

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9 Mar 2017

Hurricane Matthew four months on

Haiti

Four months after Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti, Meghna Manaktala visits the communities that were affected to better understand the reason for the widespread devastation, and how the work of young volunteers has helped communities cope with the crisis. As I drive through Les Cayes on the way to Port Salut – one of the areas…

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3 Mar 2017

Stay here, Vote here, Change here

Liberia

Picture of Laurence Fahnbulleh YCI/Tom Burke

In Liberia, President Sirleaf is set to stand down this October and first time voters will sway Liberia’s future. Our Deputy CEO, Tom Burke, meets peer educators taking to the streets to encourage young people to register to vote. As recent events in The Gambia have shown, African elections can be a bittersweet affair. Whilst…

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