News & Stories

  • June 6, 2017

    Africa / South Sudan

    Across the world: Drought and hunger in Africa

    A wave of hunger is currently sweeping through parts of Africa. Millions of people are on the brink of starvation, and are desperately in need of help. Malteser International has been on the ground and is actively working to help those affected, but international relief efforts need to be urgently stepped up to curtail the severity of the ongoing crisis.

  • May 25, 2017

    Americas / Colombia

    A family that uses solar power together stays together

    The families we help in LaGuajira are reveling in the benefits more light in their lives. Simple task like preparing dinner is made easier through the power of light. And, children and families are able to spend more quality time together reading or studying as a result of the solar supported lights.

  • May 18, 2017

    Africa / DR Congo

    Ebola disease has emerged again in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    The latest declaration of the Ebola outbreak in the north-eastern part of the country is a major setback to the development of a region already struggling with poor health infrastructure, malnutrition and low life expectancy.

  • April 6, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    Fifine and her family fishing again in Belle-Anse, Haiti

    With a brave heart, Fifine swallowed the anguish and despair that could have easily destroyed her spirit. Together, she and her husband, and their children fought together to pick up the pieces and resume their daily activities.

  • April 2, 2017

    Americas / Colombia

    Mudslides ravage Mocoa, Colombia

    Our hearts and prayers are with the Colombian people after torrential rains triggered severe flooding and mudslides in the city of Mocoa, in southwest Colombia, early Saturday morning. It is estimated that at least 254 people have been killed and over 200 people are missing, while 400 people are reported injured.

  • January 30, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    A promise made good in Haiti

    Making good on his commitment to see first-hand the people we are helping in the Americas, Tom Wessels, new¬†President of…

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