Members of the USIU-Africa community have come together to organize a food drive in response to the biting famine currently ravaging large parts of the East African region, and affecting an estimated 11 million people.

Beginning Monday, March 13. The #IamCompassionate campaign will requesting fellow students, staff and faculty to donate, maize flour, wheat flour, dry cereals (rice, beans, maize, green grams) as well as cooking oil at the Red Cross stand to be situated in front and behind the cafeteria.

Other activities in the campaign include a “Skip a Meal” day on Thursday, March 23, where community members are encouraged to donate money that would have been used to purchase their lunch meal, to support the cause.