This time last year catastrophic drought, economic insecurity, and conflict had left almost 25 million people across East Africa on the brink of starvation.
In response, we launched the East Africa Food Crisis Appeal and asked for your help.
To date, you’ve donated $1,830,693.90 and today the number of people facing starvation is down to 15.2 million.
This is due to improvements in the south of the region, rainfall last year and an enormous humanitarian intervention (that’s you…) that managed to stop large-scale famine from being declared.
Here is just some of what you have helped us achieve…