Food Distribution: A Great Way to Celebrate World Food Day

Food for the Hungry is our name for a reason. From the very beginning 50 years ago, FH has responded to disaster situations in some of the hardest places on earth. Food distributions play a big part in many of these relief efforts in the wake of hurricanes, earthquakes, displacement and refugee crises, and other […]
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A Mother’s Kitchen and Life Transformed

It’s every mother’s worst nightmare: A sick child. Her life in danger. And unable to do anything but watch. Sadly, Petronila lived this nightmare for years. All because of a kitchen stove. Smoke and Flames Walk into any kitchen, and you expect to find some sort of stove for cooking food and boiling water. But […]
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From Food Shortage to Surplus — A Family Garden was the Answer

The food shortage in Soam’s village left him utterly exhausted. He worked hard, long hours. Barely a few minutes went by when he wasn’t doing something to support his wife and four sons. But no matter what he did, it never seemed to be enough. He and his family often wondered what they would eat, […]
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Pray For a Safe Return to School

A safe return to school includes more than avoiding elephants this year in Ndunyuruma Village. The community is located between the lush green slopes of Mount Kenya Forest and the wildlife flats of northern Kenya. At the village center is Ndunyuruma Primary, a small block of classrooms where 53 students between the ages of 7 […]
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Ducks & Chickens: Small Birds with Big Impact

Ducks and chickens may be small in size. But don’t let their size fool you! They can make a big difference for struggling families living in poverty. Take Pun Kho’s family for example. Meet this Cambodian Family Pun Kho and his family had many struggles. They had very little money which meant the children would […]
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Deep Connection is Found in Spiritual Growth, Teen Learns

A deep connection was Jhulian’s greatest wish. He tried to find it through friendship and his family, but says he continued to feel empty. The 17 year old lived in the Baritan community, in the Malabon area of the Philippines.  It’s part of metro Manila, a huge, crowded city where it’s easy to feel lost […]
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Remember Haiti – After the Ground Stops Shaking

I learned of the 2021 Haiti earthquake when my phone began to buzz just past 7 a.m. on Sunday morning. A colleague I had worked with in Haiti told me the news – that the Caribbean island had just been hit with a massive earthquake, registering 7.2 – an even stronger magnitude than the devastating […]
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Handwashing Stations Support Safe Return to School

It was January 2020, just before the start of the pandemic. Indonesian community members, teachers, parents, and FH staff agreed on the importance of a project to install handwashing stations in four local elementary schools. Flash forward to now. Indonesian community members and FH staff are grateful to God and FH supporters for existing plans […]
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Youth club builds hope in DRC community

Youth were once heroes in Mutambala, a community within Moba, part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). DRC is one of the most mineral-rich countries in Africa. But the trade in “blood diamonds” funded wars and human rights abuse for decades. The scramble for diamonds and other minerals caused conflicts between various factions […]
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Community Graduation is Cause for Celebration

Community graduation is Food for the Hungry’s goal for every community. When Food for the Hungry (FH) enters a community, it is a partnership. From the beginning, there is an “exit plan.” Eventually, the community graduates. This means they are now self-sustaining. And that is a day of great celebration for the community! Community Graduation […]
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