Risks Remain Large for Kenyan Children

While the East African nation of Kenya does not grab as many headlines as its less stable neighbors to the west, disease, malnourishment and violence are leaving a mark on this generation of Kenyan children. About 500,000 Kenyan children are missing […]

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Beating the Global Food Crisis in El Salvador

On October 1, the Chamber of Agricultural and Agro-industrial Affairs in El Salvador published in a local newspaper that about 8 million quintals (1 quintal = 220 pounds) of maize were lost during the harvesting season last August. Prices in general […]

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You Give Them Something to Eat

It seems we, as humans, are always passing the buck, or bucking the responsibility. Jesus replied, “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” “We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they […]

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Finding Local Solutions to Weather the Ongoing Global Food Crisis

The entire world is going through a severe economic crisis, and these difficult conditions have also produced a food crisis in many countries around the globe. México’s economy is not in good shape, and although México has not had a major food shortage; […]

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The Key to Solving the Global Food Crisis

I heard the other day what many would call “good news.” According to the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, the recession is over. Only the thing is, the “good-ness” of this news is relative … it’s only true for those of us living […]

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Fish and Eggs: Weapons Against the Global Food Crisis

A new day begins in the city of Siguatepeque, Honduras, and with it a routine process caarried out by two girls at a child development center egg farm. They change the chickens’ water and pick up the eggs. “Hey, here is another one,” says Keila […]

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Global Food Crisis: Hope in the Midst of Turmoil

After a two-hour bus trip through chaotic traffic, I arrive at a child development center located in the northwestern part of Lima City. The center is in a quiet place far from the noisy avenues, although the homes of squatters surround the church […]

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Seeds for the Harvest

The green leaves start to receive the first rays of the sun, leaving the darkness and cold of the night behind. It is 6 in the morning and the harvest looks ready – ready to be separated from the corn bush, ready to become part of a meal, and ready […]

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Facing the Global Food Crisis in Nicaragua

It’s 11:30 a.m. and lunch should be almost ready, but this home of seven people has only a small bowl of boiling water on their firewood stove. The father just came back from a busy morning at the farm, bringing some beans that would be used for […]

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New Year Reflections for 2009

Happy New Year! We hope as you celebrate the beginning of 2009 you take time to reflect on the grand blessings and immense grace of the Lord . . . and prayerfully consider what the year ahead may have in store. Here are a few of our highlights from 2008. […]

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