Undoubtedly, parents want what is best for their children. They want to see all of their kids' dreams come true and watch them grow and succeed in the future.
Before the arrival of Feed the Children in the Bele community, many families had a hard time sending their children to school.
In 2020, the coronavirus changed how we work, but it didn’t lessen the need. We brainstormed ways to balance helping teachers with keeping them safe and came up with a new model: the pop-up Teacher Store.
When Maureen was a year and a half old, her family could only afford one meal per day. She was malnourished as a result of constant poverty. But now, thanks to Feed the Children and the Tiwalere II project, she is growing strong and healthy.
When she was in 2nd grade, Elieza’s community and school began to receive assistance from Feed the Children. Children are provided with school supplies, shoes, and nutritious meals while at school.
Danicia and Amelia rely heavily on the aid provided by local community partners like Elijah’s Heart, which receives food and essentials from Feed the Children. They get vitamins, food, clothes for Amelia, and books that they can read together.
Yenni Lopez tells us that sometimes she feels like she’s working magic to make the money go far enough for everyone. But for Yenni, the most important things in life are her children. She never hesitates to sacrifice her wellbeing to see her children smile.
Tina is raising her grandson, Ronnie, by herself. He’s lived with her since he was born – Tina brought him home from the hospital. She says that there are a lot of grandparents raising their grandchildren right now. It’s more common than people think.
When Shari attended a Feed the Children distribution event in her hometown, she was amazed. Her boxes contained so much more than just food. They included things that Shari and her granddaughters need to go through their day-to-day life with dignity.