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Chickasaw Nation Testifies to the Importance of SNAP

In case you missed it, Melinda R. Newport, MS, RD/LD, the Director of WIC and Child Nutrition Programs for the Chickasaw Nation, delivered testimony before the House Agriculture Committee Nov. 16, 2016 on the importance of the SNAP program and reported on the outcome of the Packed Promise project. Funded by a USDA grant (Demonstration […]
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Eunice Maxwel uses a five litre container to draw water from an open deep well at her home Chimbuli Village, Traditional Authority Chakhaza in Dowa District, Central Malawi, October 9, 2014. Eunice and the rest of the village used to draw water from this unsafe well for every usage until Feed the Children Malawi donated a borehole from where the rest of the village meet their water needs. In Malawi Feed the Children is working towards addressing community needs through Child Focused Community Development programmes designed to help underprivileged families and communities achieve self-sufficiency around four programmatic pillars of Food and Nutrition, Health and Water, Education and Livelihoods. PHOTO FEED THE CHILDREN/AMOS GUMULIRA

Top Ten of 2016

While most Americans were paying attention to politics, sports, or pop culture in 2016, they may have missed these major events that impacted the poor and hungry around the world and here in the United States: 1. Passage of the Global Food Security Act (GFSA) – The legislation, which enjoyed broad bipartisan support in both the House and […]
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Fighting Back Against Malnutrition in El Salvador

Many of us throw our used cardboard, glass and cans into a recycling bin without giving it a second thought. Imagine relying on these recyclables for income so you can eat. That’s been the situation for Sebastian, a seven-year-old living in a village about forty-five miles outside the capital of El Salvador. In communities like his, levels […]
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College-Bound and Full of Hope

Meet Triyzia, a seventeen-year-old who lives in Cebu City, the capital of the Philippines. She likes a lot of the same things many teenage girls do: hanging out with friends, watching TV, and “chilling.” Her days are spent in school, with homework afterward and chores around the house. She would love to see the world, and wants to get a […]
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Dennys is now an excellent tailor in El Salvador