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Growing Livelihood Helps Family Become Resilient

Mork Nget and his family were among the most vulnerable in their Cambodian community. Like many of their neighbors, they struggled to put food on the table and didn’t have the funds to meet other basic needs. But the small family faced especially difficult circumstances, as three of the four family members suffer with physical […]

Farmers Grow Better Together in Rwanda

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Jean Marie Musengimana lives in the Mayange community in Rwanda with his wife and their four children, three boys and a girl. Today he is a successful farmer whose business is growing and thriving. He shares what he has learned with other farmers in Mayange, strengthening the entire community. But it wasn’t always this way. […]

From Sleepless Nights to Hope-Filled Future

Today, Rith looks at her family’s future filled with hope. She believes her children will one day escape poverty for good and achieve their God-given potential. But she didn’t always feel this way. Stress, anxiety, and worry consumed this vulnerable mom’s heart that she literally could not sleep at night. Rith and her children live […]

Farm Tools, Training Help Families Find New Income Avenues

They’ve worked hard and persevered. They rebuilt what the typhoon destroyed. What’s more, this community that suffered extreme poverty for generations is now growing back even better than before. If you would have asked the families that live in Barangay Osmeña, a farming and fishing village on the island of Samar, such an outcome might […]

Growing Hope from Vegetable Seeds

Rose is growing vegetables in her new garden – alongside a much more important crop. There’s no fruit – or trees of any kind – in her garden. And she planted no flowers. But this second crop is flourishing along with all her cabbages. Rose is cultivating hope – for today, tomorrow, and a bright […]

A Family’s Legacy Transformed

What is a family’s legacy? It’s the foundation on which future generations will build; the soil into which each child and grandchild will plant their dreams. But tragically, for too many families around the world, extreme poverty is the legacy that has passed from parent to child as far back as anyone can remember. That […]

Small Gifts Lead to Big Futures

Big, bold presents tend to grab a lot of the attention at Christmas. But don’t be fooled. Often the small gifts mean the most and make the greatest difference. Just ask Naoi and her 9-year-old son, Aditia. Their family received one of the tiniest gifts available in the Food for the Hungry (FH) Gift Catalog. […]

Ducks & Chickens: Small Birds with Big Impact

Ducks and chickens may be small in size. But don’t let their size fool you! They can make a big difference for struggling families living in poverty. Take Pun Kho’s family for example. Meet this Cambodian Family Pun Kho and his family had many struggles. They had very little money which meant the children would […]

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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.