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LDS Charities Assists Typhoon Relief Efforts in the Northern Mariana Islands

On October 25, 2018, Super Typhoon Yutu slammed in the Northern Mariana Islands. The eye of the storm passed directly over the island of Tinian destroying or causing major damage to all 1,100 homes on the island. With the American Red Cross we sent relief supplies like tarps, drinking water, mosquito netting, and meals. Read more.
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Paslida Aseka stands next to the cow she purchased with funds from her excess crops.

Maize, Beans, and a “Beautiful” Cow

For the past 18 years, Paslida Aseka has been farming her family’s plot of land in northern Kenya. Her life is filled with planting, tilling, and harvesting her crops—in addition to caring for her children and her cow. Read more to learn how LDS Charities is helping her develop greater food security.
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Christopha and Florence are farmers benefiting from One Acre Fund and LDS Charities.

Christopha and Florence: New Beginnings in Becoming Self-Sufficient

Christopha and Florence Amolo Indusive have been married for 25 years. They have seven children, six of whom are studying in school. They live in Kakamega, Kenya, where they are smallholder farmers farming maize on several acres of their own land. Read more to learn how LDS Charities helped them become more self-sufficient.
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Why Does LDS Charities Work with Partner Organizations?

LDS Charities works with partners to expand our reach and impact throughout the world. Our mission is to relieve suffering, foster self-reliance, and provide opportunities for service. To learn more about why we work with partners, click here.
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Church volunteers wearing Helping Hands shirts help clean up after a disaster.

How LDS Charities Responds to Emergencies

What happens when disaster strikes? How does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints respond? As the humanitarian arm of a worldwide church, LDS Charities responds to emergencies and needs all over the world. Read this article to learn more.
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A Yazidi woman hugs a representative of LDS Charities.

The Origins of LDS Charities

Since 1985, LDS Charities has worked in 170 countries and supported tens of thousands of humanitarian projects. Read more about the beginnings of the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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