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These Brands Care About Forests- You Should Too!

 Today is International Day of Forests, but what does that mean? Living in a fairly green country with access to a lot of resources, it is easy to… Read More

  Disaster Relief
How the Birth of a Rohingya Baby Overcame Tragedy

Like many moms, Khusida couldn’t wait to meet the baby she had carried for 40 weeks. Her life had been so hard. She and her husband Mohammad had fled violence and… Read More

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Photo Essay: International Women's Day Around the Globe

Empowered Women Empower Women In our nearly 50 years of work in the developing world, we’ve seen that when women are empowered, everything changes. By equipping women with training and tools for… Read More

  Devotions
The Truth About How You Can Be A Proverbs 31 Woman

Where generations before used cookbooks or recipe cards, I find all of my recipes — from one-pot pasta with creamy tomato sauce… Read More

  Devotions
Entering Lent with the Right Heart, and Why It Matters

Tomorrow, many churches will observe Ash Wednesday and begin the season of Lent. Lent is considered one of the most important seasons on the liturgical calendar, spanning from Wednesday, March 6 to April 21 this year. Read More

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How Intergenerational Learning Led Me to K-Drama

I’ve spent 20 years in school, all the way up to an MBA, and did well in classroom settings. But right now, I’m really loving learning through intergenerational learning — where… Read More

  Devotions
God's Story: Transformation Is Better Than Development

Many people look at the changes in a community and invoke the word “development.” They’re right; development has certainly occurred. However, we recognize that something more powerful than development has occurred. We use the word “transformation.” More than just a buzzword, transformation is at the heart of everything we do. Read More

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How to Use Your Sphere of Influence to Make a Big Impact

What do you think of when you hear the word “influencer”? A pastor? A musician? A politician? Yourself? What is an influencer?… Read More

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These Story Books Will Change the Next Generation in Burundi

Today’s guest post for International Book Giving Day is written by Joseph Ntakirutimana, the Adult Education Coordinator based in Burundi. Can you go back to your childhood memories to remember… Read More

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Why There Are So Few Women and Girls in Science

Meet Wangari Maathai: Activist, Environmentalist, Author, and Professor Wangari Maathai was the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. She encouraged women to plant… Read More

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The Virtue of Learning Patience

Patience is a word we try and teach our kids, but sometimes shy away from when it comes to our own character building. Read More

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5 Podcasts for Learning About Culture and the World in 2019

You probably follow Food for the Hungry (FH) because you care about people. Maybe you are also interested in global poverty or economics. You might use child sponsorship to teach your family about other countries. Or… Read More

  Devotions
God's Story: How Clean Water Reveals the Kingdom of God

This post is the second in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. You’re invited to follow the series, starting with the … Read More

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Education is a Privilege, Not an Obligation

Do you still remember what high school was like? I do. Every morning, the light would peek in through my bedroom curtains, begging me to get up. When the alarm clock finally rang, I… Read More

  Devotions
Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life Calls for Disciplined Action in 2019

Celebrating Martin Luther King in 2019 Today is the annual day dedicated to remembering and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), an icon and emblem of… Read More

Written by Jess Bell
These Brands Care About Forests- You Should Too!

 Today is International Day of Forests, but what does that mean? Living in a fairly green country with access to a lot of resources, it is easy to forget the impact of forests on the world as a whole. There are a lot of factors that impact our… Read More

  Featured

How the Birth of a Rohingya Baby Overcame Tragedy

Written by Beth Allen

Like many moms, Khusida couldn’t wait to meet the baby she had carried for 40 weeks. Her life had been so hard. She and her husband Mohammad had fled violence and bloodshed in Myanmar. Now, they lived with nearly a million other Rohingya refugees in a sprawling camp in neighboring… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Photo Essay: International Women's Day Around the Globe

Written by Alice Zhang

Empowered Women Empower Women In our nearly 50 years of work in the developing world, we’ve seen that when women are empowered, everything changes. By equipping women with training and tools for their own development, entire communities can break the cycle of poverty. They start small businesses that contribute to economic progress, and use… Read More

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Written by Carrie Woodward
The Truth About How You Can Be A Proverbs 31 Woman

Where generations before used cookbooks or recipe cards, I find all of my recipes — from one-pot pasta with creamy tomato sauce to chewy brown sugar chocolate chip cookies — via my Pinterest app. Read More

  Devotions

Entering Lent with the Right Heart, and Why It Matters

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Tomorrow, many churches will observe Ash Wednesday and begin the season of Lent. Lent is considered one of the most important seasons on the liturgical calendar, spanning from Wednesday, March 6 to April 21 this year. It’s a holy season of 40 days marked by repentance, fasting and prayer, causing us to reflect on Christ’s great… Read More

  Devotions

How Intergenerational Learning Led Me to K-Drama

Written by Beth Allen

I’ve spent 20 years in school, all the way up to an MBA, and did well in classroom settings. But right now, I’m really loving learning through intergenerational learning — where my peers of all ages are my teachers, and the laptop and TV my textbooks. A recent news article caught… Read More

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Written by Wendy McMahan
God's Story: Transformation Is Better Than Development

Many people look at the changes in a community and invoke the word “development.” They’re right; development has certainly occurred. However, we recognize that something more powerful than development has occurred. We use the word “transformation.” More than just a buzzword, transformation is at the heart of everything we do. Read More

  Devotions

How to Use Your Sphere of Influence to Make a Big Impact

Written by Chellsea Fort

What do you think of when you hear the word “influencer”? A pastor? A musician? A politician? Yourself? What is an influencer? When thinking of influencers, the individuals that often come to mind are seen on a… Read More

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These Story Books Will Change the Next Generation in Burundi

Written by Guest

Today’s guest post for International Book Giving Day is written by Joseph Ntakirutimana, the Adult Education Coordinator based in Burundi. Can you go back to your childhood memories to remember when you first scrolled the pages of a story book? Or when you first had someone read a story book… Read More

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Written by Carrie Woodward
Why There Are So Few Women and Girls in Science

Meet Wangari Maathai: Activist, Environmentalist, Author, and Professor Wangari Maathai was the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. She encouraged women to plant trees, think ecologically, and championed democracy and women’s rights. The first African woman to win the Nobel Peace… Read More

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The Virtue of Learning Patience

Written by Jeremy Reis

Patience is a word we try and teach our kids, but sometimes shy away from when it comes to our own character building. Read More

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5 Podcasts for Learning About Culture and the World in 2019

Written by Carrie Woodward

You probably follow Food for the Hungry (FH) because you care about people. Maybe you are also interested in global poverty or economics. You might use child sponsorship to teach your family about other countries. Or FH might be your way of connecting to people who are from another culture. You support our… Read More

  Featured
Written by Wendy McMahan
God's Story: How Clean Water Reveals the Kingdom of God

This post is the second in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. You’re invited to follow the series, starting with the first post.   For as long as Maria could remember, her community… Read More

  Devotions

Education is a Privilege, Not an Obligation

Written by Staff Writer

Do you still remember what high school was like? I do. Every morning, the light would peek in through my bedroom curtains, begging me to get up. When the alarm clock finally rang, I was forced with a decision. Could I get away with not showering today so I can sleep for 10 more minutes? Or… Read More

  Featured

Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life Calls for Disciplined Action in 2019

Written by Carrie Woodward

Celebrating Martin Luther King in 2019 Today is the annual day dedicated to remembering and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), an icon and emblem of the Civil Rights Movement. The national holiday often focuses on Dr. King’s life and impact on history. While of great… Read More

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