FH doesn’t give charity, they give dignity

Blog post by FH blogger Darrell Vesterfelt

I have had the pleasure of spending this past week with Food for the Hungry in Guatemala. I knew I loved FH before I took this trip, but I have been blown away at the way that they help grow sustainable communities.

The best part about the work with FH is that they are not just giving charity to people in need, they are empowering people to create lasting change in their own lives and communities.FH doesn’t give handouts. They give dignity.

Photo by Jessica Taylor

They allow families to be apart of contributing to their own transformation.

Below are some photos (see full post for photo slideshow) from some of the programs FH runs in the small communities. These programs include savings groups, agriculture groups and health and nutrition groups.

If you are able to partner with FH, I would highly recommend it. Ally and I sponsor a child, and have the opportunity to meet him today. Excited to share more. Stay tuned.

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Darrell Vesterfelt is an FH blogger who is the founder of the Prodigal Press. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife Ally. He loves helping people discover the power of their story. Darrell is the original #unblogger.

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