1960s

  • (1960) Dr. C. N. Hosteller, World Relief’s chairman, joins President Kennedy’s “Food for Peace” committee to help get more food to the world’s poorest regions.
  • (1961) Taiwan: Aid for lepers
  • Egypt: Aid for orphans
  • Korean: Aid for flood victims
  • China and Chile: Aid for earthquake survivors
  • (1964) Burundi: clothing, food and medicine benefit 67,000 people
  • Hong Kong: 2,000 vulnerable children participate in a daily feeding program
  • (1965) Vietnam, World Relief launches agricultural training and supports health programs in Nhatrang Christian Hospital.
  • (1968) Chile: “Food for work” programs assist 94,000 people.