Real people. Real Stories. Real Impact.
Our stories are meant to ignite hope, and inspire change with our supporters. These are original stories that we have gathered from the field, or have been sent from the local ADRA staff from the country we are working in, or another agency we are partnered with. These true stories have real people, with real struggles, real events, and real change.
A DARK CLOUD OF LOCUSTS
The locusts stayed on her farm for two weeks, ravaging her crops and trees. Some of the locusts died. The rest moved on. Mwikali and her family thought it was over.
“We were relieved. They were gone! We thought that was it, only to wake up to the biggest shock of our lives just two days later, on the 21st February.”
As she and her husband walked through their farm, they realized that their compound was completely covered by millions of black nymphs. The swarm had laid eggs which had hatched.