A mother and her seriously malnourished child rest in the stabilization ward of the Dadaab refugee camp hospital in northeastern Kenya. They are among the tens of thousands of recent arrivals fleeing drought in Somalia.
Photo: Paul Jeffrey/ACT Alliance
International assistance: 'a matter of ethics, American values’
As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on proposed budget cuts, CWS is working diligently to protect funding for foreign assistance that helps millions of hungry and impoverished people around the world survive. See how to help.
Thailand under water
Recent monsoons have hit Thailand hard, claiming more than 300 lives and affecting more than 2.4 million people. With crops ruined, livestock lost, homes damaged and families going hungry, help is sorely needed. Help CWS provide emergency assistance in Thailand and around the world.
CWS partner honored for work with sexually exploited children
Denisse Pichardo saw a disturbing trend and took action. She founded the Caminante Proyecto Educativo in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic, to protect impoverished children – easy targets for ‘sexual tourism.’ Together, Caminante and CWS have helped nearly 13,000 such children.