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The Promise of a New Beginning

New beginnings. Sometimes they’re exciting. Like the promise of spring. Or a new relationship we’ve hoped for. Other times they’re scary. Like starting a new job or moving to a different city. Exciting or scary, new beginnings all contain a certain energy. One of the things I like about working for Food for the Hungry […]

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Teen Gives Up Data Plan To Sponsor Child

Lauren Yost is a 15-year-old student from Pennsylvania. She, with her parents, is also a child sponsor. However, it wasn’t easy for Lauren to begin with Food for the Hungry (FH). “It always sounded fun to write to a kid in a different country and tell them about God’s love, but I didn’t think I could […]

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Why Do Children Need Social Skills for Life?

Biblical Background Throughout history, in many societies, children (and childhoods) have often been undervalued. The different concepts of childhood from generational cultural patterns, the prevailing socio-economic context and the theological interpretations or paradigms generated by religious philosophies, largely encouraged a chronic state of neglect and cruelty to children. The event that reveals this situation, and […]

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Why End Poverty?

Seemingly insurmountable goals do not make for compelling missions. We are accustomed to getting things accomplished. We have tools that allow us to work on several things at once. We enjoy seeing progress towards our goals. We like to check off boxes. And we do NOT enjoy working on things that can’t be fixed. That […]

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Educating Families on Education in Bangladesh

Most parents consider the education of their children as one of the basic needs of life and do not compromise to provide them with it. But sadly, not all children are lucky enough to have support from their parents. Many children in Bangladesh do not have the access or parents do not have the ability […]

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David Curtis with Food for the Hungry in a flood zone

Kayla Mueller: The Alternative Narrative for the Millennial Generation

Kayla Mueller’s death is by all means a human tragedy. The story of this 26-year-old woman, devoting her life to helping others in far away places is not supposed to end with her tragic death in the custody of terrorists. It’s not supposed to end with candle vigils and prayer services. And thankfully, that is […]

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Strengthening Healthcare Systems in Northern Uganda

During the mid to late 80s, what began as a cultist movement, led to the formation of a rebel army that terrorized Northern Uganda for over 20 years. The Lords Resistance Army was responsible for some of the worst atrocities ever seen in modern-day wars. Children were either abducted or killed, women were raped and […]

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What Is “Success” In the Fight To End Poverty?

One month into a new year! How are you doing on your resolutions? Making progress towards your goals? To me the first month of the year is always full of adrenaline. Boldly making changes or commitments to ensure we meet our new goals. Doing our best to arrange our lives to set ourselves up for […]

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Hope Reigns In Haiti Despite Quake

I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I arrived in Port au Prince a few weeks ago. The last time I stepped foot in the country of Haiti was about five years ago – only weeks after the 2010 earthquake. For obvious reasons, the country at that time was still in a state of […]

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9.4 Million

9,400,000 people. It’s difficult to imagine that number of people. It’s about the size of 120 full professional football stadiums. Or almost equivalent to the population of the country of Hungary. For us at Food for the Hungry (FH), it is 9.4 million confirmations that God is calling us to walk with the most vulnerable. In 2014, FH helped […]

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