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Celebrating Advent

This time of year used to look very different than all the advertisements we are bombarded with nowadays. The word “holiday” is in fact a product of the Old English words hālig (holy) and dæg (day). A holy day was 24-hours set apart for God. The holiday season was a time of giving thanks, recognizing […]

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Update: Nicaragua Dengue Fever Spreading

Early this week, I visited Nueva Segovia where the Nicaragua dengue fever epidemic is spreading. As the FH/Nicaragua Country Director, I’m helping to coordinate FH’s work with the Ministry of Health’s (MINSA) efforts to contain the spread of this disease. I was overwhelmed to witness so many patients including pregnant women, adolescents, children and infants […]

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Tree Seedlings Grow Mother’s Hope

It’s amazing how tiny tree seedlings can make such a difference in a person’s life and community. Little trees changed the life of Marcelline Maniema in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She used to be hungry all the time—as was her husband and eight children. But when Food for the Hungry (FH) started working […]

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Illiterate Women Create Big Savings

My name is Jason Musgrave. I’m a part of Food for the Hungry’s (FH) Hunger Corps, which means I raise support to work in long-term missions with FH in Guatemala. I train FH field staff and check up on savings groups. Being in the field, I get to see amazing changes happen. Such as, how […]

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The power of legacy to change your story

Blog post by FH blogger Darrell Vesterfelt Today, we had the opportunity to meet a child that we sponsor through Food for the Hungry. His name is Juan Jose, and he is a 13 year old 5th grader in Guatemala. Through our sponsorship, Juan Jose is able to go to school and receive education about […]

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The WHY in the reason we sponsor

Blog post by FH blogger Michelle Sarabia It’s day four of the FHBloggers in Guatemala and each day seems to be more incredible from the previous. Today, I had the honor of meeting mine and Jose’s sponsor child, Imelda, in her home.  Her sweet spirit is so beautiful. Entering into the home, Imelda presented me […]

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Journey to Guatemala: Understanding chronic malnutrition

Blog post by FH blogger Sarah Matheny We left Guatemala yesterday. Even though we’ve returned to our usual routines of grocery shopping, laundry catch-up, swimming lessons and lots of cuddling time with the girls, there are so many things I won’t be able to ignore about my time in Guatemala and specifically the time spent […]

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I want to hear

Blog post by FH blogger Raechel Myers I’ve been home from Guatemala now for 48 hours. I don’t know what I expected. Maybe I thought I’d have processed things a bit more by now. In some ways I definitely have, but I have a feeling this is something I’ll be unpacking for years to come. […]

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I am enough. I have enough.

Blog post by FH blogger Allison Vesterfelt I’m still in Guatemala, and if I had to use one word to describe my time here, I would use this word: hospitality. Honestly, this is a huge value of mine. I grew up in a family who offered meals and beds to anyone who needed them, anytime, […]

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Meeting Yesika

Blog post by FH Artist Program Office Coordinator Bronwen Dunn  Imagine a moment when the world stands still and changes all at once. Today was that day. I entered a secluded village in the lush, jungle-covered mountains of Guatemala to the smell of burning wood and the sight of tiny little faces behind wired fences. […]

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