More than 820 million people in this world do not have enough to eat.
4 out of 5 of the world’s poor live in rural areas and depend on farming to feed their families.
We believe in a world of plenty, no person should go hungry.
We help subsistence farmers grow their own food and earn an income. When people have the tools and training to take charge of their futures, positive change not only happens — it lasts.
Through our unique Growing Project model, U.S. farmers work with their churches and surrounding communities to become part of the solution — raising money and awareness to end world hunger.
When all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs for an active and healthy life. Learn how families are breaking the cycle of poverty and ending their struggle with hunger through agricultural development.
Founded as Foods Resource Bank in 1999, we’ve helped more than 2 million people in need help themselves. Our new name—Growing Hope Globally —captures the spirit of our mission and breadth of our impact.
For as little as $55 you can enable a person who is living in hunger to break the cycle of poverty and lead a healthier, more productive life.
Peron sees hope in farming now that he’s got a handle on soil conservation techniques. He, his wife and their six children farm his father’s land, which has been in the family since 1961. He has regularly lost his crops to drought, rain and high winds, and was more than ready for a change. He […]
Program participants are using a wide range of strategies to improve their food security, and prepare for the future. They are also earning money through a variety of small businesses. This year most farmers got good harvests. Ample rains certainly helped, but they also put in a lot of hard work to prepare the land […]
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded on this day in 1945 to serve as a Department of Agriculture for the global community. FAO’s most recent report stated that we have 690 million neighbors who are living in hunger. That is 9% of the earth’s population. These are our brothers and […]
Hunger affects nearly 690 million people around the world. For 20+ years we have been helping farmers, churches, and rural communities respond. You can make a lasting difference from right where you live. If you are interested in leading a Growing Project, join us to learn more about how you can get started. Join the […]