Help us feed families in Yemen!
In collaboration with Humanity for Relief and Development, Pious Projects will be providing bread to citizens of Yemen at Mercy Bakery.
Mercy Bakery was founded on the principle that people around the world should have access to the most basic form of sustenance: bread. We need your help in proving this need to the starving people of Yemen.
The UN just announced that the number of people who are at risk of famine increased from 8 million people to 14 million—half of Yemen’s population. Mark Lowcock, the undersecretary for humanitarian affairs, told the Security Council on Oct 23, 2018 “There is now a clear and present danger of an imminent and great, big famine engulfing Yemen”.
Mercy Bakery’s mission is to provide free, public bakeries around the world for those in need. The great staff of Mercy Bakery in Yemen is comprised six strong young female Yemeni orphans. Their goal is to provide at least 2,000 loaves of bread a day to families in need, therefore providing a minimum of 60,000 loaves a month. The charity is run by an organization based in Brooklyn called Humanity for Relief and Development which has been doing charitable work in Yemen since 2017.
More than two million children are malnourished in Yemen. Aid workers say almost half a million of them are suffering from extreme hunger and are in grave risk. On average, one child under the age of five dies of preventable causes every 10 minutes. According to the UN, Yemen is on the brink of the "worst famine in the world in 100 years!" The best way to assist the Yemeni people is by sponsoring
Thank you in advance for your help from the parents, children, and orphans of Yemen!