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Every 5 seconds a child dies of hunger.

Bread for the World

134 million children between the ages of 7 to 18 have never been to school.

Care International

1 out of every 4 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease.

The Water Project

Our Vision

Whenever you have helped the least of these my brothers, you have helped me."

-- Matthew 25:40

The Gift of Food - Our Mission to Feed Hungry Children

Just 33 cents a day buys a child a nutritious meal in the developing countries of Brazil and India. JELA cooperates with Lutheran World Federation and Lutheran World Relief to support hunger alleviation programs in these lands. Donations to JELA provide basic food supplies such as rice and milk and give needy children freedom from hunger.

Child Food Program


Agricultural Education