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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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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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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Rebuilding After Two Hurricanes in Nicaragua

Rebuilding is never easy. For 14-year-old Kency and her family, it was expected to be a nearly insurmountable task. Two devastating hurricanes – Eta and Iota – damaged their home in the Las Cuarentas community of Nicaragua. The second record-breaking storm struck their community just two weeks after the first, before any rebuilding could begin. […]
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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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