One last look at 2010

Here’s just a quick snapshot for all you numbers people…. God showed his might in many ways in 2010, and we look forward to seeing what he has in store next. Happy New Year! Visit Poverty 180 to join this work in one of four areas: Education, Water, HIV/AIDS, Gender-based injustice.

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What it’s like to fight for clean water

I mentioned in the last blog post how FH works in some pretty harsh places — harsh especially when it comes to finding a steady source of clean water. Even for expert scientists and engineers, an endeavor like this can be messy, laborious and frustrating. In September, our friends at charity:water celebrated their fourth birthday. They’ve installed more than […]

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What it’s like to fight for clean water

I mentioned in the last blog post how FH works in some pretty harsh places — harsh especially when it comes to finding a steady source of clean water. Even for expert scientists and engineers, an endeavor like this can be messy, laborious and frustrating. In September, our friends at charity:water celebrated their fourth birthday. They’ve installed more than […]

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Schedule of activities for child mothers

At the New Life Center in Kitgum, Northern Uganda, young victims of gender-based injustice stay for eight weeks and participate in an intentional program designed to help heal the whole person. This schedule shows the various activities designed to meet one’s physical, spiritual, emotional, social and educational needs. (Luo, as you’ll see on the schedule, is a language […]

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In Haiti, what does the earthquake have to do with HIV/AIDS?

The quake that rocked Haiti at the beginning of this year was beyond devastating, instantly. I don’t need to barrage you with statistics because I think most of us have a general understanding of what happened and how it left the country in even deeper poverty. But it only occurred to me yesterday, in talking […]

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In Haiti, what does the earthquake have to do with HIV/AIDS?

The quake that rocked Haiti at the beginning of this year was beyond devastating, instantly. I don’t need to barrage you with statistics because I think most of us have a general understanding of what happened and how it left the country in even deeper poverty. But it only occurred to me yesterday, in talking […]

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Field staff know that small contributions add up

Victor Cortez, the FH regional director for Latin America and country director for Guatemala, has served with Food for the Hungry for 18 years. His academic/professional background involves agricultural engineering, business, marketing, and environmental management. He challenges us at Food for the Hungry to give all glory to God and to listen to God’s teaching, […]

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Clean water? Just poke a hole in the ground, and it’ll gush out, right?

Clean water — or the fact that one in eight people today can’t get it — is a hot topic. It might even be trendy to say that we who have it should help provide for those who don’t. I’m not saying this is a bad thing. It is great, and caring for those in […]

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Clean Water? Just Poke a Hole in the Ground, and It’ll Gush Out, Right?

Clean water — or the fact that one in eight people today can’t get it — is a hot topic. It might even be trendy to say that we who have it should help provide for those who don’t. I’m not saying this is a bad thing. It is great, and caring for those in […]

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New lives for child mothers

Since beginning at FH a little over four years ago, I’ve had the incredible privilege of visiting many of the fields in which we work. Some have left a deeper impression on me than others, and the New Life Center in Northern Uganda is definitely one of those places. Let me tell you why. At […]

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