One of the poorest countries in the world, Mali ranks 184 out of 189 on the United Nations Human Development Index. Much of the poverty is driven by severe droughts or flooding and intercommunal conflict.
But the people of Mali remain resilient through it all, using the resources available to them to cope and thrive through the difficult times.
Islamic Relief USA is working with communities in Mali to aid vulnerable families suffering from food insecurity and livelihood issues, and to implement programming that enables sustainable development, peace-building and social cohesion, and emergency assistance.
Here’s just a sampling of recent efforts for families in need across Mali
As much as we’ve been able to accomplish, there is still so much more to do. If we work together—with YOU—we can make the vision of better Mali a reality for so many more of our sisters and brothers in need.