Representatives from our partner organization in Honduras, CEPUDO, picked us up at the airport and were thrilled to tell us we were immediately going to visit a new project. CEPUDO President Linda wanted to surprise us, so she kept us in suspense for the entire ride. A few hours outside of San Pedro Sula, we […]
Matt Herzel is Food For The Poor’s very talented Multimedia Developer. He traveled to Haiti earlier this year, where he saw how FFPs reforestation efforts are making barren landscapes fruitful once again. By Matt Herzel Travel from the Dominican Republic across the border into Haiti and two things immediately strike you: the beautiful, rugged hills, […]
By Robby Brumberg Honduras is a mountainous country with harsh terrain and extremely limited infrastructure. The country has about 15,000 miles of roadways, less than 2,100 of which are paved. This leaves huge numbers of rural residents at the mercy of perilous, constantly shifting dirt roads, which may or may not be passable depending on […]
If you ever feel hopeless about the scope of poverty, or skeptical about the impact you can make in our world, take a look at what Food For The Poor donors are doing to help to transform the community of Fort Royal, Haiti. Fifty solid concrete homes (each equipped with a personal pit latrine and […]
Here is a translation of a handwritten testimonial from a farmer who has benefited tremendously from a Food For The Poor-supported agriculture project. The Red Lady Papaya Production project outside León, Nicaragua, is a sustainable, income-generating project that has thrived thanks to the technical expertise and partnership of American Nicaraguan Foundation and the Taiwan ICDF. […]
Partnerships are an absolute key ingredient in making the work of Food For The Poor efficient and effective.
In a country with the highest rates of child malnutrition in our hemisphere, Food For The Poor is supporting initiatives that are helping poor, isolated communities grow more healthy foods.
I was just looking at the FFP website and saw a couple things that grabbed my attention.