Three consecutive rainy seasons have brought far below average rainfalls in Kenya especially in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands like North Horr in Marsabit County which are in urgent need of aid. As a result, more than half a million children are acutely malnourished and tens of thousands of animals have starved, pastures have withered, and wells have dried up. “The population does not know what to eat anymore, small children cannot be provided with milk from the cows and goats and the need is huge, the whole region is depressed” says Roland Hansen, head of Malteser International’s Africa department which is providing emergency relief through cash transfer, food baskets and water provision to 4,000 most vulnerable households. This is being implemented with the support of the German Foreign Office and through the local implementing partner PACIDA (Pastoralist Community Initiative & Development) for the next three months.
But the needs currently far outweigh the response in the region. An appeal for URGENT DONATIONS is being made to save the lives of the people in distress. This will also help Malteser International to provide the necessary support in the long term.
Donations can be made through the account of the Embassy of the Order to the Republic of Kenya
ACCOUNT NAME: EMBASSY OF THE ORDER OF MALTA
ACCOUNT NO.: 7029330037 (Euro)
NAME OF BANK: NCBA
SWIFT CODE: CBAFKENX
BANK CODE: 07000
BRANCH: VILLAGE MARKET
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: VILLAGE MARKET, LIMURU ROAD
ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 44599-00100 NAIROBI, KENYA.
US$ Acc : 7029330016
KES Acc: 7029330021
or through Malteser International:
IBAN: DE103 70601201201200012