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What happens when women lead?

Women and children in developing countries often have limited opportunities because they must spend their days fetching water to survive. Women in developing countries often aren’t thought of as leaders. Food for the Hungry (FH) helps communities reverse that thinking. An example of a woman becoming  a leader… Read More

  Stories

She couldn't hear her mother's voice

Written by Heidi Glynn

She was a frail, young woman who was 22 when I met her. I can’t imagine how her small frame could possibly have given birth at the age of 12. Her story changed me for life. Read More

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She couldn't hear her mother's voice

Written by whiteboard

She was a frail, young woman who was 22 when I met her. I can’t imagine how her small frame could possibly have given birth at the age of 12. Her story changed me for life. Read More

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Written by Eileen O'Gorman
Wise words from Edith Schaeffer (1914-2013)

I only heard Edith Schaeffer speak in person once. At that time, this extremely influential evangelical woman who passed away this past Saturday was already getting up in years.  Since her speaking engagements were regularly recorded, I haven’t had to spend much time with her to feel like we’ve been… Read More

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Inspiring women entrepreneurs

Written by Barry Gardner

  Jean Mesidor is a small business owner in Haiti. Preachers have often observed that entries in one’s checkbook are the best indication of our true values. Today, the role of that checkbook has been replaced by the online transfers you run through your bank account. Read More

  Stories

My daughter's birthday list

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March 8 is a special day in our house for two reasons. First, it’s my oldest daughter’s birthday. Andrea was born on March 8. She’s turning ten years old. She wrote her birthday list last night. Our almost-10-year-old collected acorns recently, possibly to feed to the hamster that she's… Read More

  Women of Action
Written by whiteboard
My daughter's birthday list

March 8 is a special day in our house for two reasons. First, it’s my oldest daughter’s birthday. Andrea was born on March 8. She’s turning ten years old. She wrote her birthday list last night. Our almost-10-year-old collected acorns recently, possibly to feed to the hamster that she's… Read More

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How sponsorship saved a family in the wake of disaster

Written by Holly Martinez

If you were a female living in Bangladesh, you would face a multitude of troubles such as vulnerability and discrimination. If you happened to also be of a low caste, an ethnic minority and a poor family, your challenges would severely increase. And when a cyclone wreaked havoc on your community, destroying the few resources you had -- you would be devastated. Find out how Food for the Hungry brought hope in these circumstances. Read More

  Disaster Relief

Bangladesh: Girls reaching their God-given potential

Written by Heidi Glynn

As I wake from jet lag at 3 a.m., the girls in the Wari slum of Dhaka are just getting out of school. I can’t help but wonder what else I can do to help them finish their education and grow up to become thriving young women.   So, how… Read More

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Written by daniel
Follow the Twitter Hashtag #fhbloggers and Chat With the Bloggers LIVE in Bangladesh

As you may already know, FH is hosting our 2nd annual blog trip with some of some of our favorite bloggers and the incredibly talented humanitarian photographer Esther Havens. (Learn more about this trip here: fhbloggers.org/bangladesh) Not only will they be writing in real-time… Read More

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Follow #FHBloggers to Bangladesh Next Week

Written by daniel

FOLLOW THE #fhbloggers TRIP TO BANGLADESH JANUARY 24 – 31 We are excited to announce our 2nd annual FH Bloggers trip, and this year the bloggers are traveling to Bangladesh. This is a vision trip, much like last July’s Ethiopia blog trip (learn… Read More

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Gendercide and the power of words

Written by Esther Martinez

Slang in America Chick. Gal. Dame. Babe. Diva. Girly. Lass. Mama. Ma’am. Lady. Woman. Female. You’ve probably heard one or many of these words in your lifetime. And upon hearing one of these words and without being told, I’m guessing you immediately thought of a specific gender. Read More

  Stories
Written by Renee Targos
The Woman from Dhunot

Jahanara with her two goats before the flood There are people who bring beauty in the world, and I’m so thankful for them. I met a lady in Dhunot, a community in Bangladesh, who had a knack for creating loveliness. Her name is Jahanara. She’s the… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Back to school at 40 something

Written by Heidi Glynn

Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” Read More

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It's What You Don't See

Written by Dave Curtis

It’s a common sight for those that visit developing countries. The city is crowded, hot, ripe with life and decay at the same time. Thousands of people walk around, barter, converse and live life on these streets. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, the story is no different.  Rickshaws and busses play an… Read More

  Women of Action