Customers at Humana España, Humana Portugal and Humana France stores have donated 8,086 euros through the campaign to support small farmers in Kavango, in Namibia. The population of this area of the country is on the edge of the climatic emergency. Therefore, Humana has developed this Fundraising campaign between December 7 and January 5.
The funds obtained will be used for training in conservation agriculture of the most affected communities, for the purchase of seeds and the repair and acquisition of water pumps with which to continue transforming arid areas into crop fields to ensure that they have sufficient food For them and their families.
Namibia is one of the countries that is suffering the most from the effects of global warming and this climatic emergency in which we are immersed. Its climate has always been dry and with variable rains; Climate change is causing these already very difficult conditions to be accentuated for the population. The country has suffered drought since 2013. Last year, the government has declared an emergency situation due to lack of rain, taking into account that a quarter of the population is in a state of food insecurity, after more than 28 months with hardly any rain.