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July 30, 2015 all-day
World Vision Canada & WVI.org
20th Container of RUTF to Arrive in Burundi!
Vessel: To be announced (Track our shipment movement here!)
900 boxes of RUTF are on their way via shipping container to the country of Burundi. The shipment will arrive in Bujumbura approximately Sept.21/15
- WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL OFFERING AID: Burundi is in the middle of an election process. Violent clashes have erupted following attempts to oust President Pierre Nkurunziza. So far 55,000 Burundians have fled to neighbouring countries; namely Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- Burundi ranks 174th out of 182 countries on the Human Development Index
- Only half of children in the area attend school
- Malaria, diarrhea, respiratory infections, and malnutrition are the leading cause of child death here
- More than half of the population lives below the poverty line
Would you like to be a part of the next 900 boxes of life-saving Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food? Please donate today!