Meals for Mongolia

Mongolia, formerly part of the Soviet Union, was economically devastated when communism fell. Geographically, Mongolia is harshly situated—the vast but landlocked country is bordered with mountains to the north and west and the Gobi Desert to the south. Although Mongolia is called “The Land of Blue Sky,” thanks to over 200 days … read more

Growing Hope

Thirty-five-year-old Alem is many things. She is a wife. She is a mother of three. She is a nurse of fifteen years. She is the family breadwinner. As a nurse, Alem earns roughly $203 CAD per month—not enough to sustain her family, even when combined with her husband’s sporadic seasonal wages.    Alem—with … read more

ADRA is My Organization

Her startling blue eyes shone as a smile spread across her face. Riza couldn’t wait to tell me her story. I was visiting SAFE, an ADRA project in Bayan Ulgii, Mongolia. The people are primarily herders, but many of their animals have perished because of the harsh winters. They are often hungry … read more