Children of Somali diaspora in Canada come together to fend off famine

by Philip Lee-Shanok

Samiya Abdi , a member of Fight The Famine Toronto, says many in her group have never been to Somalia, but want to prevent a looming humanitarian disaster. (Photo: Samiya Abdi/Aspire2lead)

A new generation of young Somali-Canadians is looking to raise both money and awareness of the looming disaster in their parents’ homeland — and hope the international community will act before it’s too late.

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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