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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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Clean Water — Let’s Be Part of the Solution Together

Let’s not overthink this. Water is elemental to life and prosperity. Since the beginning of humanity, water has influenced where we live, what we eat, how we conduct business and nearly every other aspect of our lives. Today, those who have abundant and potable water often take it for granted. And those who don’t, implore […]

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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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“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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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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