Safe Water and Much More Arrives with a Well

Safe water was what Nargis needed. The 28-year-old mother lives in the Borobogi community of Bangladesh. But for so long, she didn’t understand how many of her problems were tied to her family’s need of clean water. Like so many other families near their home, she and her two children – Siam, 12, and Fatema, […]
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Family’s Adventure in Giving Back Started at a Concert

The Bolke family’s adventure in giving back started at a concert. Melanie and Tom Bolke attended TobyMac’s “Hits Deep Tour” with their son, Jeremiah, five years ago near their home. During a break in the Christian hip-hop artist’s performance, a speaker briefly introduced the audience to Child Sponsorship through Food for the Hungry (FH). For […]
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Special Video Messages for FH Sponsors

Video is one of the best ways to see first-hand how your sponsorship is making an impact in your sponsored child’s life and in their community! That’s why we’re excited to share video updates from each country where Food for the Hungry has child sponsorship. Your Support Has a Global Impact FH child sponsors are […]
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Family Gardens Grow New Life in Guatemala

Poor nutrition was a part of life in the community where Gloria Choc Pop lives with her family. The mother of five children ranging in age from 3 to 15 years, she didn’t know that simple family gardens could solve her family’s problems. She felt helpless as she watched each of them struggle through one […]
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Good Neighbors Solve Their Irrigation Conflicts

Ildephonse tries to be a good neighbor, but he was frustrated. The 22-year-old married farmer was watching his crops wither for lack of irrigation. It was happening in his kitchen garden, adjacent to his home in Kala in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There he grows a broad variety of crops to feed his […]
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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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What Is The Meaning of “God Gives Food to the Hungry?”

When people hear our name for the first time, they often think that Food for the Hungry (FH) is a food bank. FH staff become accustomed to hearing comments such as, “Where do you pass out food?” So If you have made that assumption, you’re not alone. In fact, FH does distribute food and other […]
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Nutrition Solutions Take Root in Kitchen Gardens

Poor nutrition was at the heart of most problems for the Pooya family in Uganda – and there were many problems. Hunger was a daily condition. They would have one meal on good days, with just one type of food. During the dry spells, they often went days without a meal of any kind. Poor […]
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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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