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My Favorite Superheroes

My favorite superheroes are people that are kind to every single human being, especially to children. They give their hands, their time and the best of them to those who need it the most. They have a lot of fans, but they are not famous. They are so strong that they can walk for hours […]

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Be the “thank you” in a child’s life

Watching leaves fall from a tree is magical. It displays a canvas of bold colors mixing together like splatter paint as each one gently collides with another and floats softly to the ground. The shedding of trees also brings a finish to the harvest; a time of great work, growth, and wealth. This is nature’s […]

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The Future of Malnourished Children

Guatemala is a country that suffers from malnutrition—it’s a problem that worsens each year affecting the most pure-hearted ones, the children. Each day approximately 1,000 boys and girls are born in Guatemala, and more than half are going to be malnourished children suffering the consequences for their entire lives. Guatemala has the highest incidence of […]

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I Love My Family

Former Miss World Guatemala 2012, Monique Aparicio discovered a passion for helping impoverished families. She shares her story (in her own words) on how she now works with her FH family.   The first time I visited a Guatemalan village—it was heartbreaking. I experienced the disheartening scene of a life full of poverty, and people […]

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World Food Day Celebrated with Thanks

Nebraska. Growing up in rural Nebraska, I was literally surrounded by food.  Fields of golden corn, soybeans, wheat and grains lined the highways.  Roll down the window of your car and you’ll likely be greeted by the gritty smells of grazing cattle and squirming piglets.  Yet, even with these “caloric” surroundings, I never really thought […]

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Illiterate Women Create Big Savings

My name is Jason Musgrave. I’m a part of Food for the Hungry’s (FH) Hunger Corps, which means I raise support to work in long-term missions with FH in Guatemala. I train FH field staff and check up on savings groups. Being in the field, I get to see amazing changes happen. Such as, how […]

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The power of legacy to change your story

Blog post by FH blogger Darrell Vesterfelt Today, we had the opportunity to meet a child that we sponsor through Food for the Hungry. His name is Juan Jose, and he is a 13 year old 5th grader in Guatemala. Through our sponsorship, Juan Jose is able to go to school and receive education about […]

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The WHY in the reason we sponsor

Blog post by FH blogger Michelle Sarabia It’s day four of the FHBloggers in Guatemala and each day seems to be more incredible from the previous. Today, I had the honor of meeting mine and Jose’s sponsor child, Imelda, in her home.  Her sweet spirit is so beautiful. Entering into the home, Imelda presented me […]

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Journey to Guatemala: Understanding chronic malnutrition

Blog post by FH blogger Sarah Matheny We left Guatemala yesterday. Even though we’ve returned to our usual routines of grocery shopping, laundry catch-up, swimming lessons and lots of cuddling time with the girls, there are so many things I won’t be able to ignore about my time in Guatemala and specifically the time spent […]

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I want to hear

Blog post by FH blogger Raechel Myers I’ve been home from Guatemala now for 48 hours. I don’t know what I expected. Maybe I thought I’d have processed things a bit more by now. In some ways I definitely have, but I have a feeling this is something I’ll be unpacking for years to come. […]

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