Friday, August 29, 2014
Olivier is from Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo and was working as a radio presenter when the M23 seized Goma. He was also a student at the University studying mathematics. The M23 militia broke away from the Congolese government after the elections in 2011. Rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda alleged voting irregularities and led a mutiny of 300 troops beginning in April 2012. The movement gained strength ultimately taking the city of Goma (population >1,000,000) on November 20, 2012. More than 140,000 citizens fled. “We ran, jumping over dead bodies to…
Thursday, July 24, 2014
“The war in Congo was very, very bad. We were very lucky. We all escaped from my family. In the villages we passed it was very bad. God helped us to get here.” “Because there is no war here I will stay here. I have children to raise. I want to raise them without fear. When I remember the bullets flying I am afraid. My heart is scared. I am so glad to be here where it is safe.” Sarah and her children now live in the Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement…
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
We have team members in Uganda! Recording the kids always brings out the biggest smiles, especially when they see themselves in the monitor.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
More than 93,000 refugees from South Sudan have fled to Uganda since December 2013. Rebel fighting within South Sudan has killed more than 10,000 and displaced over a million people. The UN has warned that the unfolding humanitarian crisis could be “the worst starvation in Africa since the 1980s, when hundreds of thousands of people died in Ethiopia’s famine.” Feed the Hungry is addressing the emergency by stepping out in faith to provide prepared daily meals to 7,527 Sudanese refugee children at 10 locations within the Kiryandongo Refugee Resettlement, one of…
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Your gifts have been helping Liberian orphans know just how much a full life feels good for almost 20 years. And now through our ongoing partnership with Liberty Christian Center, more than 1,000 children are being fed daily at 11 feeding sites across the country. One of these children is 10-year-old Blessing who lost her parents in the war. Thanks to your support, Blessing has now found a home and family at the Temas Orphanage. Being well fed and living in a secure environment means Blessing has also been able to work hard at school, and she now looks forward…
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Recent arrivals from North Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of the Congo. Fled violence that’s still stalking eastern Congo. Families living in absolute poverty, arriving with only the belongings they could carry. Sharing just a few bites of food elicited this response. Hunger is a daily reality for refugees, but for this family Providence put them in contact with Feed the Hungry. And now they may have the hope of a Full Life.
Friday, March 21, 2014
This child is fed every evening, along with 88 other kids in a very poor district. Subsistence farming has been very challenging due to drought over last several years so the chance to eat before going to sleep means alot to the community.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
We’ve taken on the feedback from supporters like you, and have been working to make sure our Field Report includes more of what you want! Each edition now contains even more stories of hope and life-change, giving clear examples of why you give to Feed The Hungry! View Online
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This is a little girl who exemplifies why we keep reaching out, opening new fields, adding more kids… She was discovered by one of our community support groups. In Lesotho we operate through neighborhood groups of moms who are organized by churches to watch over the vulnerable children, orphans and child-headed households in their communities. The groups provide care and a safety net as well as preparing meals for the children in need. This little girl, now 11 or 12, was an orphan discovered to be suffering abuse from her…