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Improving Food Security and the Treatment of Children in Haiti

January 28, 2020

Local partner SKDE works with 10 farmer cooperatives in Haiti’s Northwest and Artibonite departments. Although hundreds of program participants take part in a wide range of trainings, this report focuses on two. Improving the Lives of Children Poor families often have no alternative to sending their children to live with less-poor relatives, with the understanding […]

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Kitchen Gardens and Poultry Improve Family’s Nutrition and Income

January 15, 2020

Salma, a model farmer who inspires others in her community, has come a long way from the days when she thought her duty as a housewife strictly meant preparing food and washing clothes. Her family of five used to live hand to mouth, basing their meals and income on rice, the only crop her farmer […]

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Michigan farmers making a world of difference

December 19, 2019

This article was originally published in Michigan Farm News. Over 20 years Michigan farmers have contributed more than $8 million to help hungry people around the world help themselves. In a world where more than 820 million people struggle with hunger and malnutrition, these farmers have stepped up to make a difference and grow lasting solutions to hunger in partnership with Growing Hope Globally.

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Sharing Harvest Bounty: ‘A Conduit of Mercy’

November 18, 2019

This article was originally published in The Banner. By Janet A. Greidnaus This September in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., a group of farmers busy with bringing in their own crops continued their 17-year tradition of donating time, resources, and labor to food relief. About a dozen combines harvested 295 acres of barley on land set aside […]

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Growing Hope Globally CEO says goal is to connect with farmers

October 23, 2019

This article was originally published in The Daily Star, Oneonta, NY. By Sarah Eames, Staff Writer ONEONTA — Max Finberg (above, middle left), president and CEO of Growing Hope Globally, an international nonprofit humanitarian organization, met Wednesday with local farmers and representatives from regional agriculture programs to discuss opportunities for global outreach. Finberg, a Margaretville […]

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Going Organic with Traditional Grains

October 8, 2019

Growing traditional cereal crops using organic farming practices is allowing Chinna, his wife, Maremma, and their eight children to feel greater food security even during frequent droughts. Prior to joining the program, the family grew cotton for income. Increasing drought meant their yields didn’t bring in enough to support the farm and household. The program […]

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Growing Hope Globally Receives Grant from Rick Steves’ Europe Climate Smart Commitment

October 2, 2019

We are grateful to be a recipient of a Rick Steves’ Climate Smart project grant. The donation will help Growing Hope implement climate-smart farming techniques and sanitation practices in northwestern Honduras. Rick Steves’ Europe, one of America’s leading European travel and guidebook companies, has selected 11 nonprofits to receive its first annual $1 million Climate Smart […]

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Cash in the Village

September 25, 2019

After five years of participating in activities promoted by the program, Judith Mae is optimistic about the future. The mother of five says with a huge smile on her face, “I am now enlightened. I use good farming practices on my farm and teach them to others. Because of this, I have sufficient food for […]

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Drip Irrigation and Mulching Increase Income

September 24, 2019

For John, a farmer in drought-prone Tigania, simple practices like drip irrigation and mulching mean earning a good income to care for his family of eight. Before joining a farmer group through the program, John depended strictly on rain-fed agriculture. However, prolonged droughts were increasingly causing food and water shortages. He was ready to learn […]

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