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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 […]

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 […]

Miraculous Life-change Happening in Bangladesh, One Family at a Time

Livelihoods Child Focused Community Transformation (CFCT) Program

Momtaz and her family were used to life being a struggle. The Bangladeshi family dealt with unpredictable income, limited access to clean water and sanitary toilets. They lived in constant fear of not being able to afford basic needs — like healthcare, education, and food. But that changed when their community began working with Food for […]

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 […]

A Young Woman’s Journey to Resilience in Peru

Livelihoods - Invest to Grow

Through Strengthen Communities, Food for the Hungry (FH) works to strengthen both communities as a whole and the individuals who form them. FH partners with local leaders and families within the communities to create solutions to overcome their biggest challenges. With the help of donors, FH staff partners with community members to address the root […]

Transforming Lives Through Meaningful Gifts

Transforming Lives Through Meaningful Gifts

Food for the Hungry’s (FH) gift catalog of meaningful gifts make life-changing differences for vulnerable people facing poverty, injustice, and marginalization. Each year the items in it are carefully curated by the countries we serve to include what they need most and every gift has the power to make eternal impact. How Giving Meaningful Gifts […]

Celebrating Our Global Impact: How We Transformed Lives Together in 2023

We are overwhelmed with joy and gratitude for the impact we made together in 2023. Food for the Hungry (FH) supporters empowered vulnerable families and communities around the world, making a true difference.  Nearly 10 million people in 18 countries were reached in 2023 through FH programs. Let’s celebrate that impact together! Some highlights are […]

A Community’s Long Journey to Clean Water

How long do you go in a day without using water? Whether it’s for hydration, hygiene, chores, or a hobby, you likely use water freely throughout your day. But what would it be like to not have regular access to water? For the community of La Uva, Nicaragua, that was their daily reality. “Water has […]

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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.