By Victoria Green In October of 2014, after having worked at Food For The Poor for just under three years, Natalie Hurtubise joined FFP’s Projects department as the Project Manager for Guatemala and El Salvador.
Press for Progress in Honduras this International Women’s Day
Every woman deserves the chance to provide for her family’s needs, but in Honduras, many women live below the poverty line. This International Women’s Day, Food For The Poor is building a vocational training center called Ciudad Mujer (Women’s City) in Honduras that will offer new hope to moms like Heidi who are desperate to […]
Seven ways you provided help and hope in 2012
As the numbers roll in from our colleagues and partners throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, we wanted to present a slice of what your support helped to accomplish in 2012. While facts and figures tend to make people’s eyes glaze over, keep in mind that these numbers represent how you helped to absolutely transform […]
Growing Good Gardens in Guatemala
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.
Beekeeping in Jamaica
One of the many ways FFP works to empower (rural and urban) farmers in Jamaica is through beekeeping. In addition to the benefit beekeepers receive from managing hives and producing honey, the projects are great for the bees themselves. With the alarming trend of bee populations being decimated around the world, healthy beekeeping projects are all […]
Ode to a Good Shepherd
Earlier this month, Food For The Poor lost a dear and devoted friend: Fr. Richard Martin. Jim McDaniel, Program Specialist at FFP who worked with Fr. Martin of Church of the Nativity for 16 years, shares his memories. Rev. Richard B. Martin Oct. 17, 1939 – May 3, 2014 By Jim McDaniel Fr. Dick […]