5 Christian Innovators Helping Solve an Education Crisis

It takes more than a global pandemic to stop these innovators from taking action. Since the start of lockdowns, children in Latin America have lost an average of 158 school days, according to UNICEF. The crisis is serious, but so are the innovators. These heroes from Central and South America are using creative solutions to Read more…

Where I Do My Homework: 8 Pictures of Tenacious Students in Asia

Going to school and doing homework are normal activities for many kids. Sadly, many children in poverty never get to experience the joys and trials of school and homework — or the rewards. In the following pictures you can see how children and youths in Compassion’s program fight to get an education despite less-than-ideal circumstances. Read more…

A Better Life for Children Started with Training for Parents

A better life for children is key to a healthy community in the future. That’s why Food for the Hungry (FH) focuses on making lives better for children specifically, and their parents too. Rapid Change in Vietnam Community FH has been serving the Lien Minh community in Vietnam for just two years. But results are […]
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A Gift of Chickens Delivers Hope to a Cambodian Family

A gift of chickens brought hope to Sarum, who lives in the Ou Takok community of Cambodia. Poultry seemed an unlikely answer for the struggling grandmother, who believed she was in a hopeless situation. She and her family had little to eat, and she could find no way to contribute to the support of her […]
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Caring Mother Finds Hope for Her Children

Habtam was a caring mother, but she was also very concerned about finding help for her children. Life was very difficult where she lived with her children in Lay Gayint, Ethiopia. She had no money to pay for the most basic necessities for her household. Feeding the children on a daily basis was a struggle. […]
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Faith is Important to Daughter’s Growth, Mom Learns

Faith and spiritual growth are among the important parts of life that a mother must teach her daughter, Mirla Flores learned. Mirla, 40, lives in one of the myriad neighborhoods clinging to the hills just outside of Lima, Peru. She is the mother of two children, Romina Nicole Rengifo Flores, 14, and an 8-year-old son, […]
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Lighting the Way to Education for Children

Lighting the Way to Education for Children Lighting is essential to allow students to study. But what happens when no electricity is available to children? In many communities where Food for the Hungry (FH) works in Kenya, the homes have no connection to electricity. Children often must help parents in their work and household tasks […]
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A Path to the Future: Hope for a Family of 8

Life seemed hopeless to 13-year-old Yoan, with no clear path to the future, until Food for the Hungry’s local Child Sponsorship staff stepped in to help. Yoan lives in Tarapaca, Bolivia, part of El Alto de La Paz, a sprawling city born out of  years of rural-to-urban migration. His father, Reddy, is 46. In addition […]
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Graduation Is Coming. The Jobs Aren’t.

As the estimated four million college graduates of the class of 2021 prepare to enter post-graduate life, they will face a job market that has lost 8.4 million jobs between February 2020 and March 2021. Despite their newly-earned credentials, the most recent batch of college students are uniquely disadvantaged in the coronavirus job market. They Read more…

Through Child Sponsorship, this Craftsman Helps A Community

Bruce Jackson’s hobby is woodturning, but his passion is child sponsorship. “I wouldn’t say I’m a woodworker. I’m a woodturner, and I’m pretty good at that – but I’m not a salesman,” explains the craftsman who lives in Hillsborough, Oregon, west of Portland. “So I have bowls and plates and other wood creations all over […]
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