A Healthy Child = A Hopeful Family

Little Nganji was not a healthy child. Just watching the four-year-old boy for a few minutes, anyone could spot his pain and discomfort. He didn’t smile and wouldn’t play with his friends. He lacked the quick wit and vibrant energy of other children his age. The cause? An infestation of intestinal worms that was hijacking […]
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Mother Proudly Sends Her Children Back to School

Attending school is a child’s best path out of extreme poverty. Yet circumstances in the lives of these children typically make receiving an education impossible. This creates an inescapable cycle for families and mothers like Marie Rosine. No Path to School, No Way to Hope Marie Rosine worked diligently on her family farm. But this […]
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Writers, Illustrators Create New Books for Burundi’s Children

An important part of fulfilling the mission of Food for the Hungry (FH) – “All forms of human poverty ended worldwide” –  is to tackle the hunger of the mind. In communities we serve, the lack of reading materials is often more acute than the lack of food. How will children learn to read and […]
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Growing as Parents with the Word of God

God’s Word isn’t silent on the subject of parenting. That’s especially helpful for families in Peru, where family violence is a cultural norm. When Reynalda, a mother of two in Peru, was given a Bible from Food for the Hungry (FH) as part of their work in her community, it opened doors for her. She […]
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“God Gives Us What We Need”

When ‘complicated’ becomes ‘critical’ It’s a beautiful thing to see firsthand: Even when other people can’t or won’t help, God gives us exactly what we need – when we need it. Olivia is a shining example of how God provides, working through the compassion of others. Olivia lives in Guatemala and was pregnant with her […]
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FH Ethiopia Staff Provides Food in Midst of Conflict

The conflict in northern Ethiopia has displaced nearly 2 million people, making an already dire food situation all the more precarious. The effects of drought and a changing climate only add to the pain and suffering. Supply routes have been cut, leaving people without any food access for more than a year.  But a daring […]
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Stitch by Stitch, a Better Future is Fashioned

A better future often seems like an impossible dream to the teens and young adults living in the most impoverished communities around the world. In countries like Burundi and Rwanda, for example, the average household farm does not produce enough harvest to meet the food and income needs of the family working so hard on […]
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From Sleepless Nights to Hope-Filled Future

Today, Rith looks at her family’s future filled with hope. She believes her children will one day escape poverty for good and achieve their God-given potential. But she didn’t always feel this way. Stress, anxiety, and worry consumed this vulnerable mom’s heart that she literally could not sleep at night. Rith and her children live […]
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Farm Tools, Training Help Families Find New Income Avenues

They’ve worked hard and persevered. They rebuilt what the typhoon destroyed. What’s more, this community that suffered extreme poverty for generations is now growing back even better than before. If you would have asked the families that live in Barangay Osmeña, a farming and fishing village on the island of Samar, such an outcome might […]
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Joy Increases with Growing Goat Herd

Impossible, thought Guduro. She never imagined that she and her five children could experience such immeasurable joy – not after all the heartbreak and suffering they had endured. So it’s easy to imagine her surprise and delight when her joy increased, again and again, multiplying on itself beyond all she could ask or imagine (Ephesians […]
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