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ADRA Internacional cumple su misión en 130 países, sin discriminación por raza, género o creencias políticas o religiosas. Opera en cinco actividades principales: seguridad alimenticia, desarrollo económico, primeros auxilios, respuesta a desastres y catástrofes y educación básica.

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Jo’s Story
10 year-old Jo is an Ebola survivor

On the first day of school, Jo walks down familiar streets. When he reaches the schoolhouse, it is no different than before. Fewer people lingering in the street, perhaps. Fewer children laughing on the front lawn. One year ago, the Ebola outbreak was a growing rumor in West Africa. It steadily became the most fatal […]

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Train a Health Worker

Training a local person in emergency aid and basic health practices means that a community always has someone they can turn to when in need. Often villages are hours or even days away from their nearest health clinic, so having someone close to home for small things and first aid is a true blessing.

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Provide Vital Supplies for a Health Clinic

Supplying a rural health clinic with necessities, such as basic medicine, supplies, and hygiene resources, can save so many lives. Families in isolated areas rarely receive preventative care, and in emergencies lives are lost because people must travel hours or days to reach the nearest health center.

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Provide Skills Training to a Widow

Give a woman a way to earn her own income after she has lost her only source of support is truly life-changing. Training is given for new skills or to enhance existing ones, such as cooking or sewing, as well as business classes and a system of support through a cooperative group.

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Restore Livelihoods

When a disaster hits, it doesn’t just destroy homes and property; it also leaves broken livelihoods in its wake. Replacing a lost or ruined boat, mending torn fishing nets, or providing seeds and tools for planting helps a family earn a living and a community get back on its feet again.

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Protect a Street Child

A center that provides shelter, food, medical care, tutoring, and even sports and music can take children off the streets and show them a brighter side of life. Without education and engagement, a street child is vulnerable to drug addiction, criminal activity, and sexual exploitation.

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Shelter a Child-headed Household

Orphaned children in Africa often live alone with no adults to care for them. To them, a roof over their heads would be a luxury. Providing a shelter kit with a tarp, tools, sleeping mats and blankets, a lantern, a mosquito net, and a stove helps give a child-headed household a sense of home and […]

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