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Easter: Running towards the Roar

During the Easter season, I have found myself thinking about the pain and suffering of Jesus Christ in light of the resurrection. The cross and the empty tomb go together. As the writer of Hebrews declared, “for the joy set before Jesus, he endured the cross, scorning its shame.” Simply put, there are days of […]

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Getting By During Lean Months in Ethiopia

Meet Awotu Kegne. She is a 29-year-old mother of five children who lives in Sekota district of Amhara Region, Ethiopia. She and her husband live on subsistence farming. Unfortunately, Sekota is one of the drought-prone districts of the region, and the land is mountainous and highly-degraded with little topsoil. According to Awotu, her village hasn’t […]

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South Sudan: More than school buildings

  Reading, writing, ‘rithmetic and … land mine awareness? The words jumped off the page as I explored the description of the new Food for the Hungry (FH) UNICEF-funded emergency education program in South Sudan. Mine awareness – teaching kids to avoid land mines, or what to do if you find one – is just part […]

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Arminda Choque: A Community Mother Leader

Poverty, lack of education, short life expectancy, poor sanitation and personal hygiene, malnutrition, chronic illness are not strangers to the people living in the community of Molle Cancha, Toro Toro, Bolivia. Families struggle to survive every day. Food for the Hungry (FH) facilitators in Bolivia are helping these people and others like them by making […]

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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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