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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

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Delivering food by boat2009 will mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of The JELA Foundation. Although historically based in Japan, the JELA Foundation now works with social service partners around the globe to bring education, health and hope to needy people throughout the world.