10. Humanitarian Logistics: Getting Donated Foods from Switzerland to Zambia

David B. Vellenga, Maine Maritime and LCC International University

Case Overview/Background

The Alliance for Children Everywhere (ACE) is a faith-based organization that has provided help to children in the United States, Central America, and Africa (in Zambia). The major focus of ACE is to rescue infants and children, restore them to health with proper nutrition and care, and return these children to their immediate families or extended families, or place them with caring adoptive families. In recent years, ACE has experienced a rapid increase in the use of its home, The House of Moses (HOM), in Lusaka, Zambia, as a result of high mortality rates of parents due to ...

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