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 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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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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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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How Handwashing Stations Kept Mothers and Babies in Kenya Healthy in 2020

Keeping Communities Healthy in 2020 In 2020, Food for the Hungry (FH) staff, supporters, and communities around the world quickly and nimbly adapted our programs. FH worked at global, country, and local levels to effectively respond to the challenges of COVID-19. The core of FH’s mission has always been responding where needed most. FH’s supporters […]
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