Zambia Mission Fund

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Dealing with a Devastating Drought

Food Relief Efforts Will Ease Hunger, Suffering

A woman receiving a bag of mealie meal from a man in a truck.

Zambia Mission Fund is mobilizing resources at Namwianga Mission to coordinate a massive relief effort that will deliver food to thousands of communities in southern Zambia. Donor funds will be used to purchase, transport, and distribute tons of mealie meal, the ground maize that is the diet staple for Zambians.

Southern Zambia is suffering through the worst drought in a lifetime. During the six-month growing season from October, 2023, to March, 2024, rainfall was spotty and scarce. The results are devastating.

Food Relief Coordinator Wilson Siazilo says this is the worst drought in his lifetime.

Farmers were late planting their crops because they had to wait for the rains to begin. A little rain fell, so they planted and waited again for rain to make their crops grow. There were occasional showers—enough to get the plants sprouted and the farmers’ hopes up. Then—nothing. Farmers watched helplessly as the scorching sun withered their crops in the field.

Now the growing season is over. There was nothing to harvest, so there is no food for the coming year and no crops to sell for cash.

Your help is needed now to prevent a crisis of starvation. Your gift to fund relief efforts will provide food to hungry Zambians in the name of Jesus.

It costs just $1 a day to feed one person. Please give generously to make a difference for those who are hungry and suffering.

"Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness."

— 2 Corinthians 9:8 —


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