In 2003, HIV/AIDS was ravaging the world—killing millions of adults and leaving tens of millions of children orphaned in Africa and beyond. Some at the time predicted that an entire generation would be wiped off the map in Africa. And that is likely what would have happened if not for an idea that started small, [...]
In 2003, HIV/AIDS was ravaging the world—killing millions of adults and leaving tens of millions ...
My guest blogger today is Megan Brown. She is the social media manager for Trade ...
This story is brought to you by the hard-working people of Bufukhula, Uganda. With a ...
The transition into summer means baseball, barbeques and sunburns. However, for a growing number of ...
My guest blogger today is Megan Brown. She is the social media manager for Trade as One, which is an organization giving proceeds to Food for the Hungry’s work. Brown has interesting ideas about how to examine your spending habits to stick up for what you believe in. Here is what she has to say: [...]
This story is brought to you by the hard-working people of Bufukhula, Uganda. With a special thanks going to their creativity and their cows. Bufukhula has graduated from Food for the Hungry (FH) programs after years of partnership with child sponsors and donors from FH/Canada. Graduation means the community has proven it can raise healthy [...]
The transition into summer means baseball, barbeques and sunburns. However, for a growing number of people, the summer months are synonymous with short-term mission trips. On any given Saturday, the major airports are filled with adventurous and compassionate people. These travelers creatively raised resources to travel thousands of miles to serve the vulnerable and once [...]
Life in a tent – who knows for how long? Living with the vivid memories of the bombings and shootings that made you flee. The heartache of lost family members who didn’t make it out. Fear of abuse from people around you who are desperate to survive at all costs. Refugees are utterly vulnerable and dependent on others. Far [...]
The month of June is when Americans celebrate Father’s Day. And FH likes to expand that celebration to fathers all over the world. But finding fathers can be difficult where FH works, because many fathers must migrate for work. making them absent from their homes for months at a time. I found an article that was [...]
After my second trip with Food for the Hungry (FH) to Uganda in 2007, I came home with a distinct feeling that I was suppose to work with the refugee population in Phoenix. I felt compelled to do something to help vulnerable people here when I wasn’t traveling to foreign countries for work. To quote [...]
I recently visited one of our remote field locations in Ethiopia. It was a celebration, really. After 13 years working in the community of Belo with our child sponsorship program, Food for the Hungry (FH) evaluated that people of Belo were no longer living in extreme poverty. New standards for health and education had been [...]
Guest Blogger: Chellsea LaBarge studied Non Profit and Leadership Management at ASU. She has spent the past several months learning and contributing to FH as an intern in the Phoenix office. The complexity of humankind We humans are incredibly complex beings. We have physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual needs. Throughout my life I understood intellectually that [...]
The French philosopher, Voltaire, wrote: “Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.” Atrocities are atrocious, because they violate what the Declaration of Independence describes as the human right to life. We usually think of atrocities as acts of commission. They are bad things that people do to other people. The [...]
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