Nourish International invites
students at colleges across
the country to be a part of
the solution to global
poverty. By running
ventures throughout the
year, Nourish chapters earn
money to conduct
projects. Over the summer,
students from Nourish
Our mission is
chapters travel abroad to to eradicate
partner with local
communities in poverty by
solutions. Last summer our engaging
chapter traveled to Peru!
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Hope for Africa?
“About 11.6 million Africans have been forced from
their homes by wars and other conflicts, according to
the United Nations.”-CNN
Many displaced Somalis are fleeing African countries, “are expected to
to Dhadaab, a refugee camp in sign a pledge to help the displaced
Kenya. The camp with facilities across the continent, according to
only designed for 90,000 people, the U.N. agency for refugee issues”
houses 280,000 refugess. (CNN). If successful, this will be the
first agreement that gives countries
The continent of Africa is home to Angelina Jolie visited the camp last the legal obligation to aid refugees
almost half of the displaced people month and observed that, "The across Africa. The special summit
in the world. (U.N.) Many countries toilets are already overflowing. will focus on root causes,
have been criticized for failing to There is not even enough space for prevention, and solutions for
take care of refugees or internally trash dumps, so people are living displaced persons.
displaced people. amongst the garbage."
This Summit has the potential
One of the worst conflicts in Africa These types of conditions in provide the help that refugees are
right now is the civil war in refugee camps are not uncommon. desperately awaiting.
Somalia, which is forcing many In an attempt to improve the
Somalis to flee. A report was just circumstances for the millions of
released from the Oxfam displaced throughout Africa, the
international that harshly African Union is meeting October
criticized the Somali government 19 for a weeklong conference.
and even accused it of abandoning
its people who are internally