Monday, November 13, 2017

Papal gift helps hungry families in South Sudan

Hungry families in South Sudan will be able to make ends meet thanks to vegetable-growing kits funded by a donation from Pope Francis. The kits come as the food security situation is forecast to worsen in coming months.

Around 5,000 families, or more than 30,000 people, in Yei in Central Equatoria have benefited from the recent €25,000 contribution from the Pope to FAO . The money is being used to provide the kits and agricultural hand tools in an area where livelihoods such as farming have been wiped out by fighting. Read More