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Women wait for a food distribution

Women in Kibauni, Kenya, wait for a food distribution to begin.
Photo: George Arende/CWS

Rain brings hope to some, eludes others
Recent rains in parts of Kenya have tempered the worst drought the Horn of Africa has seen in decades.  Some communities are even looking ahead to a February harvest, having planted seeds provided by CWS.  But many areas remain dry – with families there struggling to survive.

Refugee turns reigning champ
When CWS helped resettle Angelo Santana, who fled from Cuba on a homemade raft, no one knew he would become a WBA Super Lightweight champ.  But shortly after his arrival in Florida, Santana was discovered by trainer Mandy Fernandez and then signed by renowned boxing promoter Don King.

‘We can make a difference now’
The recent CROP Hunger Walk in Arlington, Va., was joined by a guest star of sorts.  Paul Weisenfeld, head of USAID’s Bureau for Food Security, not only walked – he talked.  About hunger’s intersection with poverty and politics.  About investing in food security initiatives.  And about tackling the root causes of hunger.

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