Children raise money for drought-stricken Somalia

  • 16 August 2011

People in East Africa are trying to survive the worst drought there for 60 years.

In Britain, almost £50 million has been raised so far to help hungry and homeless families.

Newsround Press Packers Amarni and Yasif both have family that came from Somalia which is one of the worst-hit countries.

They decided to hold a special fundraising event and managed to raise more than £700.