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Written by Wendy McMahan
God's Story: The Fall Changed Everything

This post is the ninth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post. Ask any ten people for a definition of poverty, and you’re likely to get ten… Read More

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What's the Problem with Poverty? (Part 2)

Written by Ed Hatch

This post is the second part of a mini-series discussing poverty with FH’s COO, Ed Hatch. Follow the series with the first post, What’s the Problem with Poverty? Problems come in all shapes and sizes. Problems by their very nature suggest something should be… Read More

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God's Story: Peace and the Natural World

Written by Wendy McMahan

When we think of poverty, physical problems usually come to mind. We think of the lack of food, housing, work and money. These are all issues that stem back to the broken relationship between mankind and God’s Creation, Read More

  Devotions
Written by Kendra Szabo
6 Ways You Can Help the Refugee Crisis on World Refugee Day

Thursday, June 20 is World Refugee Day. As believers, we know God has a special place in his heart for the defenseless, and that is worth honoring on such a day. We also know that we are the hands and feet of our Lord. That can be a daunting task when the… Read More

  World Poverty

What’s the Problem with Poverty?

Written by Ed Hatch

Einstein famously said that if he had one hour to solve a problem, he would take 55 minutes to define it. Here’s one: What’s the problem with poverty? Poverty is a global problem. But what kind of problem is it, and why does poverty exist? The definition is… Read More

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God's Story: God's Character Matters

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the sixth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post. In the hills of northern Burundi, Joseph and Genesita rely on subsistence agriculture to feed their family. Unfortunately,… Read More

  Devotions
Written by Alice Zhang
5 Reasons Why Healthy Families are Essential to Ending Extreme Poverty

Every 15th of May, the United Nations has designated as International Day of Families. In celebration of this important part of society, we highlight these reasons why families are essential in the fight to end extreme poverty in the hard places.  Families come in… Read More

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5 Things To Include in Your Child Sponsorship Letters

Written by Kendra Szabo

A few times a year, we at Food for the Hungry (FH) send you a letter from your sponsored child. They typically tell you about their favorite classes, their hobbies, their family. Then they usually will ask you a question. That’s one prompt for your response, but what else is… Read More

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God's Story: "How" Is More Important Than "What"

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the fourth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post.  Eleuterio and Maria were some of the first people in their Bolivian community to sign up to help with… 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

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Why There Are So Few Women and Girls in Science

Written by Carrie Woodward

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… Read More

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

Written by Wendy McMahan

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

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Written by Staff Writer
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 was forced with a decision. Could I get away with not showering today so I can sleep for 10 more minutes? Or… Read More

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Photo Essay: Capturing Sacred Moments in Cox's Bazar

Written by Daniel White

Of all the places I’ve traveled to and of all the people I’ve had the opportunity to meet, no one else has shared a story with so much pain than the story Bennu and Darkar shared with me during a recent trip to Bangladesh. Here’s how… Read More

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3 Hidden Costs of Being a Refugee

Written by Esther Martinez

Refugee [noun]: A person who has been forced to leave their country due to war, persecution, or natural disaster. We’ve all seen photos of refugee camps. Tents stretch on for miles and thousands of families line up for food and water. Nights are cold, little ones cough and cry, and hope is… Read More

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