Food a concern for displaced in Congo

Read about the difficulty refugees have in getting enough food for their families:

…the UNHCR does not provide sufficient food with high nutritional value. A family of five receives the equivalent of $20 a month to buy corn, wheat or rice. Little is left over to purchase other food. Babies, older people and people with health conditions such as HIV and AIDS, for whom a nutritious diet is particularly critical, are most affected by this…As we proclaim our faith and share God’s love and compassion, we must lift up our voices on behalf of our brothers and sisters living in desperate circumstances.

 

The full article by Patricia Kisare is available on Mennonite World Review: Washington Witness

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