Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 52 million orphans and vulnerable children. Between them, Kenya and Tanzania account for 4.3 million. Burdened with adult responsibilities, this vulnerable population faces many deficiencies, leading to stunting of minds, bodies and potentials.
But you can change that – one child at a time.
Proper nutrition is essential to a growing body. Regular meals promote well-being and brain development. Nutrition decreases mortality rates, absenteeism, chronic illnesses and lost productivity.
Clean water is critical to good health. With a reliable source of clean water, children are not reliant upon the weather, or else put at the mercy of waterborne diseases like cholera, dysentery and typhoid. Clean water prevents needless deaths.
Receiving an education can positively is the foundation of a successful future. Receiving education can positively affect a person’s health, quality of life and their opportunities for gainful employments. If a person can read, write or perform basic math, they have more options than back-breaking, low wage labor.
By sponsoring a child through Embrace Relief, you uphold every child’s right to sufficient food, clean water, an education and a safe place to lie down at night. Essentially, you give them the opportunity to grow.