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.