Helping the People of Balambala
Today we deliver supplies to the 65 households of Balambala. Unfortunately the old, yellow truck with the green tarp is stuck in the deep desert sand. Despite the efforts of all the helpers to free the vehicle, there is no progress. The families have to travel two hours through the desert, in order to reach our truck, that will provide them with their rations. About 130 people arrive. At first...
A trip from Nairobi to the eastern provinces of Kenya reveals the appalling dimensions of the famine. Women, marked with the signs of hunger, by the road, waving sticks with white flags. Their message is simple: We need help. Three years without any rain turned Kitui, Tana River, and Garissa into a hostile desert. The Kenyan government already declared 11 out of the 47 provinces as distressed...
Lufthansa Cargo helps to fight hunger in Kenya
Any help is needed in order to solve the hunger crisis in Kenya. This was the immediate learning we took from the landing of the “Flight against Hunger” in the early hours of August 17th. The relief action was organized within mere seven days by the charity organisation “Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen” (LOG – Aviation without borders), Lufthansa Cargo, and many other partners. Frank Franke, president of...