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Clean Water and Community Collaboration in Kenya

22x WASH - The Resilient Arid Lands Partnership for Integrated Development Plus (RAPID+)

Clean water and nutritious food are fundamental for thriving communities, yet many still struggle to meet their basic needs. Qabale, a 67-year-old mother of four and breadwinner of her family of eight, faced many challenges due to water scarcity. This meant her family’s livelihood, household income, and health were impacted daily. But hope was renewed […]

Empowering Change: How Gender Equality is Transforming Lives in Ethiopia

Gender youth and Social dynamics - RFSA/PReSERVE

Like many other couples in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia, Aletu and her husband Kidat were used to the gender norms of their culture. Men were the decision makers, and women often felt disrespected and unhappy. When community leaders partnered with Food for the Hungry (FH), couples like Aletu and Kidat began to reject these norms. FH […]

Young Women of Uganda: Empowering and Building a Brighter Future

Education - female Child Education Project

Uganda’s young women face many challenges that inhibit their ability to remain in school and develop the skills and training necessary to positively and sustainably impact their futures. However, thanks to the support of donors who contribute to Strengthen Communities, those hurdles are being lowered, bit by bit. As a result, the young women of […]

Reaching God-Given Potential Through Sponsorship

The impact of Child Sponsorship on a child’s life is displayed in ways that continue to give testimony to the wondrous plans that God has for His children. Yobel is a 12-year-old boy living in Indonesia. Through FH educational programs, he has transformed from a reserved student with limited social skills to a courageous, confident individual. Yobel now enjoys […]

A Transformation From Self-Ridicule to Self-Worth

Livelihoods - Integrated Child Focused Community Transformation

At Food for the Hungry (FH), we believe every person has been created in God’s image (Genesis 1:27). Our hope is for every man and woman to feel self-worth and dignity through Christ, especially in their roles as caretakers and providers for their families. Therefore, through Strengthen Communities, we work with local community leaders to […]

Transforming a Cambodian School: A Teacher’s Story of Hope

Education - The benefit of school library for students

A school in Cambodia with struggling students, few resources, and poor hygiene has become a community-changing success thanks to donors who partnered with Food for the Hungry (FH). ‘Sad and Depressed’ to ‘Very Happy’ The elementary school in Thnorl, Cambodia, educates grades one to six in a wooden building with three classrooms and a metal roof. Grade […]

Celebrating the Lioness: How Three Mothers Overcame Adversity

Surjhomukhi Women being helped by FH.org

Through Strengthen Communities, we can help end poverty together. Your support helps Food for the Hungry (FH) partner with local leaders and community members to provide those facing the challenges of poverty access to education, healthcare and other life-changing resources that build sustainable resilience. As a result, women, in particular, are emerging as key leaders and providers in […]

The Exponential Impact of Your Matched Donations

Kenya RAPID+ Kule Mohamed Story

Access to clean water is a fundamental human right, and yet for many communities like the ones in Marsabit County, Kenya, it was a daily struggle. Thanks to donors like you and our partnerships through Match Your Donation, FH Kenya was able to address the water and sanitation challenges in Marsabit and bring clean water […]

Building Brighter Futures with Early Childhood Education


The rural community of Cyagaju, Rwanda, lacked educational support for young children. Classrooms didn’t have basic amenities and were located far away from families. Young children could not easily attend school. Thanks to Child Sponsors and partnerships between local volunteers and FH Rwanda, 235 children’s lives were changed and their families’ hope was restored through […]

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Gift Policy:
You may send small, flat paper-based items that can fit into a standard #10 size envelope, have a value of less than $5 dollars and weigh less than 4 ounces. We ask that you send small, flat items of this size because shipping is expensive and even small gift items can cause issues clearing customs.
You can send postcards or photographs, however, we ask that you visit here for more details about culturally appropriate guidelines for photos and other images. Please write the child’s ID # on the back of each item that you enclose with your letter to ensure that it reaches him/her.
Best gifts to send your sponsored child:
  • Paper dolls
  • Postcards
  • Pictures of yourself or family
  • Sports cards, individual cards (baseball, soccer, football)
  • Stickers (flat, paper-based, only a few at a time)
  • Paper-based simple bookmarks, stationery, drawing, or writing paper (single sheets)
  • Coloring pages (single sheets, not books)
  • Please do NOT send:
  • Monetary gifts
  • Liquids, candy, or food
  • Batteries or magnets
Please note, all items should be compliant with airline transport and safety regulations. Gifts that don’t meet the gift policy will be donated to a local Christian non-profit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, that works with low-income families. We will not be able to return them.