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- “Meet the President” Call with Church Leaders
“Any organization or church needs to not simply ask, ‘What do we want to accomplish?’ but first and foremost they must ask, ‘What is God doing at this time in history?’” – Gary Edmonds Gary Edmonds, President and CEO of Food for the Hungry (FH) shared his vision via conference call with a group of […]
- Arminda Choque: A Community Mother Leader
Poverty, lack of education, short life expectancy, poor sanitation and personal hygiene, malnutrition, chronic illness are not strangers to the people living in the community of Molle Cancha, Toro Toro, Bolivia. Families struggle to survive every day. Food for the Hungry (FH) facilitators in Bolivia are helping these people and others like them by making […]
- Conference for Church Leaders – Best Practices in Mission Partnerships
Has your church considered a missional partnership with a community overseas? You probably have questions about choosing a partner, ensuring financial accountability, getting your congregation involved beyond mission trips, and more. Join our one-day pre-conference, “Church Partnerships with Impact: Best Practices for Congregations Engaging with Global Poverty.” This one-day event will be held on Wednesday, […]
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- FH Will Not Forget the Forgotten
What comes to mind when you think of the needs that FH addresses? Hunger? Sickness? Poverty? Sanitation? Education? Perhaps all of them. But there is a cultural subset of individuals that we seldom think of, who need outreach assistance. To the world at large, they are forgotten. But Food for the Hungry (FH) will not […]
- 10 Things All Child Sponsors Know
1. There’s no better feeling than getting a letter from your sponsored child. 2. Your photo is most likely displayed in someone’s home across the globe. 3.You’ve tried to read your letters in their original language. But totally can’t. 4. You spend a lot of time praying for your sponsored […]
- Make a Difference…One Bible at a Time
What is your favorite Bible verse? For many people it is Romans 8: 28, “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.” There are many others that may have personal meaning to you. Perhaps, even the same one […]
- World Water Day Photo Essay
Within the next minute, another child under the age of 5 will die from diarrhea caused by the lack of clean drinking water, poor sanitation and unsafe hygiene practices. At Food for the Hungry (FH), we don’t think that’s okay. One of the ways we help parents raise strong and healthy children is by providing […]
- What A Difference A Weir Makes
Bugna district is a draught-prone district of Amhara Region, Ethiopia. People living in this district experience chronic food shortages due to erratic rainfall, hailstorms, pests, and infertile topsoil. Rugged terrain and mountains cover the district, and a shortage of cultivable farmland is another critical issue for rural youth. Most farmers rely on rain to water […]
- The Cascade Model of Training in the DRC
It has often been said, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, train a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime!” The keyword, of course, is “train.” Understanding this concept, Food for the Hungry (FH) has been working diligently in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to […]
- How Does Your Garden Grow?
Did you eat a lot of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches when you were a child? They were easy to make, easy to put in a lunchbox and tasted delicious. But they do not provide all of the nutrition that a child needs for growth. Fortunately, this common lunch staple is not our only option […]