We’re Growing Hope Globally!

More than 820 million people in this world do not have enough to eat.
We believe in a world of plenty, no person should go hungry.

  • Lasting Impact

    We help those living in the poorest regions of the world 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.

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  • Food Security

    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.

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  • Hope Grows

    Through our Growing Projects, U.S. farmers gather together with their churches and surrounding communities to become part of the solution — raising money and awareness to end world hunger.

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  • Our Roots

    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 —better captures the spirit of our mission.

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Make a Lasting Difference in the World

With Growing Hope you can be a part of a solution that touches the lives of people around the world and breaks the cycle of hunger and poverty that limits them. Many hands do make light work. . and your hands or small donation will make a long-term difference in the lives of the people we are reaching. We wouldn’t be who we are without our fantastic volunteers. Thank you for your time and for being such a blessing.

Upcoming Trip

August 24 - September 7, 2019 | Kenya and Rwanda with Eric Mattson

We will be traveling to Kenya first and then Rwanda and spend a week at each program.  In Kenya, we will be visiting the Kenya Tigania program brought to us by World Renew and in Rwanda we will visit the Rwanda Rubuvau program brought to us by Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. Travel Dates: August 24 – […]

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Latest News

  1. Empowering Women Empowers the Community

    Participating in the Kendua nutrition-focused agriculture program has given Asma numerous ways to improve her family’s income and health.  She was a child bride – married at 12 – and now has three children.  She and her husband, Abdule, have always depended on agriculture for their livelihood, but only used to grow rice. Their health […]

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  2. A Self-Taught Farmer Teaches Her Neighbors

    Not too many years ago, Miriam had no experience as a farmer. But she’s shown such ability that she’s been selected by the program to receive additional training as a “promotora,” teaching and supporting other farmers so they get good results using a variety of sustainable techniques. She was raised in a little village on […]

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  3. Cooperation and Ingenuity Help Program and Participants Alike

    Local partner ACET and program participants continue to achieve wonders in spite of challenges like drought and the ever-present dangers of political and religious conflict. The Gamboula program in CAR is one of only a handful of international organizations that offer any kind of support in a country of 4.75 million people. So staff and […]

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