Providing access to treated water prevents illnesses. Drinking and cooking with water that is full of bacteria exposes children and families to stomach issues, diarrhea and other waterborne illnesses. Children under age 5 are especially vulnerable to waterborne illnesses – diarrhea can lead to dehydration, which can cause a child to become extremely ill. 161 […]
Category: Drinking Water
Why is water access important for children in developing countries?
The infographic below covers several reasons why access to water is important for building sustainable communities. Food For The Poor supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #6: ensuring water access and sanitation for all. The goal is to work with communities to produce improved and safely managed water sources. Women and children are most […]
How Food For The Poor is Fighting Poverty: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Over the last month, Food For The Poor has taken great pride in acknowledging National Hispanic Heritage Month with articles about developments in the Hispanic countries where the charity works and with social media posts featuring FFTP team members of Hispanic descent and their passion for service.
Relieve Families in Crisis
For 40 years, friends like you have stood alongside us to help poor children and families weather any storm — no matter how devastating. Your faith in God and the kindness of people like you has never wavered. That’s why we’re reaching out to our most steadfast friends, to help families in urgent need suffering […]
36 gifts that will renew spirits, change lives
Jesus taught a valuable lesson about sharing when He performed the miracle of feeding 5,000 people. You can share your blessings and Christ’s compassion by feeding families, educating children, turning shacks into homes, and providing clean water. The Food For The Poor Spring Catalog offers products from fruit trees to schools that will change lives […]
Praying for One
When you hear about poverty statistics, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed.
Survive and Thrive
I was just looking at the FFP website and saw a couple things that grabbed my attention.