Children are a community’s future. Without access to food, water and good health practices, the hope for a child’s survival decreases. In many poor countries, children won’t live to see their 5th birthday. Food for the Hungry works with these poor communities to find ways to increase child survival. The poor partner with Food for the Hungry to build wells, learn productive farming practices, build schools and practice health and hygiene to save children’s lives. With partners like you working with us, a child’s survival is increased.
Planting a future
Impoverished farmers deal with low crop yields, droughts and poor soil. Food for the Hungry teaches farmers effective agriculture techniques to produce higher yields of nutritious food for eating and selling.
In FH agricultural programs, farmers form savings groups and save money together to fund larger projects, like irrigation canals. FH also helps to broaden local and national markets so farmers can sell produce.