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FH Will Not Forget the Forgotten

What comes to mind when you think of the needs that FH addresses? Hunger? Sickness? Poverty? Sanitation? Education? Perhaps all of them. But there is a cultural subset of individuals that we seldom think of, who need outreach assistance. To the world at large, they are forgotten. But Food for the Hungry (FH) will not […]

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10 Things All Child Sponsors Know

  1. There’s no better feeling than getting a letter from your sponsored child.   2. Your photo is most likely displayed in someone’s home across the globe.     3.You’ve tried to read your letters in their original language. But totally can’t.   4. You spend a lot of time praying for your sponsored […]

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Make a Difference…One Bible at a Time

What is your favorite Bible verse? For many people it is Romans 8: 28, “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.” There are many others that may have personal meaning to you. Perhaps, even the same one […]

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World Water Day Photo Essay

Within the next minute, another child under the age of 5 will die from diarrhea caused by the lack of clean drinking water, poor sanitation and unsafe hygiene practices. At Food for the Hungry (FH), we don’t think that’s okay. One of the ways we help parents raise strong and healthy children is by providing […]

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What A Difference A Weir Makes

Bugna district is a draught-prone district of Amhara Region, Ethiopia. People living in this district experience chronic food shortages due to erratic rainfall, hailstorms, pests, and infertile topsoil. Rugged terrain and mountains cover the district, and a shortage of cultivable farmland is another critical issue for rural youth. Most farmers rely on rain to water […]

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The Cascade Model of Training in the DRC

It has often been said, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, train a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime!” The keyword, of course, is “train.” Understanding this concept, Food for the Hungry (FH) has been working diligently in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Did you eat a lot of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches when you were a child? They were easy to make, easy to put in a lunchbox and tasted delicious. But they do not provide all of the nutrition that a child needs for growth. Fortunately, this common lunch staple is not our only option […]

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A Chance For Higher Education

Have you ever wondered how child sponsorship helps children continue their studies to reach future goals? Food for the hungry (FH) child sponsorship in Bangladesh helps children to continue their studies when parents are unable to do so. Nazmul Hossan, a former sponsored child, is one of example of this assistance. Nazmul is a student of […]

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Make it Happen

Can you imagine children walking through piles of trash at the local dump looking for items their family can use or sell? This is exactly what children in many impoverished countries do every day. It was this kind of situation which led to Food for the Hungry (FH) to start its work in such countries […]

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“One At A Time” — Is It Worth It?

And he could do no mighty work there, except that he laid his hands on a few sick people and healed them. –Mark 6:5 When Dr. Larry Ward began Food for the Hungry (FH), he was compelled by the call to help all who were hungry in the poorest places around the globe. In the early […]

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