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Clean Water for Desse’s Family

Across the world millions of communities suffer from contaminated drinking water. Desse’s family used to struggle with waterborne diseases, but not anymore!

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Guatemalan ¡Ponche Navideño! (Fruit Punch!)

This sweet and cinnamon-y Christmas punch warms the soul while tickling your taste-buds! In Guatemala it is served hot, and comes out at most holidays meals and parties - and there will be an especially big bowl of it with the traditional Christmas Tamales that are always served on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve! It's a delicious tradition that goes back generations for many Guatemalan families.

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Ngam Overcomes Poverty & Disability

The world’s largest minority are people living with a disability. Of the 1.3 billion people experiencing a significant disability, 80 per cent live in developing countries.

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Jacinto & Catarina: Thriving Together

Jacinto and Catarina are passionate about transforming their community and work together in a true partnership toward that end.

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The Power of Dad

This Father's Day we wanted to take a moment to share pictures of some super dads worldwide. The photos below will show something awesome: dads breaking stereotypes. Instead of just sticking to "manly" stuff, they're cooking, comforting, and taking care of their children. With Food for the Hungry Canada's help, these dads are showing that love and care aren't just for moms—they're for everyone. It's a powerful reminder that dads play a big role in their kids' lives, and their involment can help break negative generational cycles and allow their children to thrive.

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Working to Bring Families Back Together

When her siblings migrated to Thailand to look for work, 20-year-old Sara became responsible for her nieces and nephew. Economic migration is separating too many families in Cambodia—here’s how Sara is working to change that.

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6 Ideas for Fundraising with Kids

Fundraising is a great way to cultivate compassion and empower children to bring about change. Here are six ways you can fundraise with your kids, Sunday School class, or homeschool group.

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Celebrating Matriarchs: Ursula’s Incredible Story

At 66 years of age, Ursula is transforming her community and providing everything her seven grandchildren need. She’s a farmer, leader, mother, and changemaker—all it took was a little training to ignite her passion.

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Mothers, Men, and Land Rights: My Three Takeaways from CSW68

This year’s CSW68 stirred up a lot of conversation around mothers in public spaces and women’s rights to own land. Here are three key takeaways from our resident expert, Program Officer Jenny Gutzman.

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From Vulnerable to Changemaker

Single parents struggle with mental health more than two-parent households. Community support and income solutions helped single mom Channoeurn overcome anxiety and stress and become a powerful child advocate.

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How does Push-Pull Pest Management Work?

By applying sustainable, climate-smart techniques like push-pull pest management, Betty increased her harvests, fed her children, and boosted family income.

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How Gudina Turned His Farm Around With Organic Farming

Organic farming in Ethiopia rescues a failing family farm and feeds a community.

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A Single Mother Overcomes

Immaculée is the mother in a female-headed household and a farmer. She provides for her four children through farming and livestock. This is her testimony.

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How Investment Enables Inclusion for Women

By including women like Seng in opportunities to grow their knowledge, realize their goals, and raise their children, FH Cambodia is empowering them to help lift their communities out of poverty.

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Clean Water, Happy Families!

Fresh springs are a great source of clean water, but they must be protected from contamination. FH capped a spring in rural Ethiopia to help families get clean water and be free from waterborne diseases.

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From Conflict to Contentment

Taslima’s family couldn’t make ends meet in Bangladesh. Constant arguing between her and husband made their homelife toxic. Couples counseling, literacy classes, and savings opportunities turned their lives around!

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A New Future for Celine

There is a pivotal point in a young person's life where receiving an encouraging word or a gift equipping you to pursue a dream changes the trajectory of their life. For Celine, it was a simple sewing machine from the Gift Guide that empowered her to start her own business.

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From the Inside Out: Ugandan mothers heal from depression and poverty

Angella never expected to become a widow, divorcée, and single mom to five children and four grandchildren, all within a few years. Her husband died in 2006, leaving her to raise three children on her own. She remarried in an effort to secure financial stability for her children and two new step daughters, but the new marriage quickly ended, leaving her alone, again. She knows first-hand how mental health can affect every aspect of one’s life.

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5 Ways to Practice Lent for Others

This year, the world approaches Lent—the six week season between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday—with a heightened sense of sorrow and fear. Our world is on fire—again. Instead of COVID-19, it’s war, inflation, mass hunger, unemployment, and political instability. If ever we needed to turn our eyes to Jesus and prepare our hearts to celebrate and affirm his resurrection power, it’s now! If ever we needed to long for his return, it’s today.

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How Moriam Broke the Cycle of Poverty

One day, Moriam was playing with her friends when her father called her to come and meet a new family that was visiting. Obediently, Moriam complied. Little did she know that the man she met that day would become her husband at the unimaginable age of just 14 years old.

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