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The Future Starts with Seeds

October 27, 2021

Gerardo says, “Having food to eat and seeds to plant – even after a poor rainy season – is the best thing that has happened to us!” He knows from personal experience the pain of not having the necessary seeds to plant during the rainy season and having to migrate to find work in order […]

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Hope in Palestine: Food Security Amidst Conflict

June 10, 2021

6:30 PM Central / 7:30 PM Eastern Join us as the staff of Mennonite Central Committee shares about their ongoing work in Palestine, including the Growing Hope Globally funded Palestine Gaza program. Learn how these efforts toward food security are providing a glimmer of hope in the midst of ongoing conflict. REGISTER NOW

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A Lasting Impact Part 1: India Patharkhmah

May 10, 2021

At Growing Hope Globally, we know that the food security programs we support are effective catalysts of change. We regularly share updates about the immediate difference they are making in participants’ lives. However, we don’t often get to share what continues to happen years later – how those who have been impacted by these programs […]

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A Good Year Despite the Pandemic

March 16, 2021

George is a community promoter who has been with the Rio Coco program since 2017. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, he says, “I feel that I have been very blessed. I’ve had food in the house, income from the sale of rice and other produce, and the security of a farm and a home […]

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Global Farmer Experience Goes Virtual

March 12, 2021

We are excited to share the new and improved Global Farmer Experience, updated for either in person or online use.  This resource is based on more than 20 years of experience supporting sustainable agricultural development programs in more than 50 countries around the world. The Global Farmer Experience gives you the chance to step into […]

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Greenhouse Makes a Difference During Pandemic

March 9, 2021

Juana says “I feel happy about the work we do because, even during this pandemic, I can grow enough food – good food – and keep my family safe and healthy.” She and her husband, Jacinto, have always been resourceful. When they married, they opened a small grocery out of their home, and with hard […]

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Making Food Security a Reality

October 16, 2020

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 […]

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Empowering Women Leads to Food Security

June 9, 2020

Traditionally, women in Kendua are not allowed to go outside the home for agriculture or any other activities, but Zahanara is breaking barriers. With the support and encouragement of her husband, she is making great strides as a model farmer, para-vet, and community influencer. On the invitation of local partner SATHI, Zahanara joined a female […]

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Crop Diversification Supports Food Security

April 30, 2020

Luís lives in the mountainous department of Matagalpa on land that has been in his family for generations.  He remembers his grandfather telling stories about when the farm was still fertile. When it came time for Luís to farm it, the soil was so degraded he was forced to rent elsewhere in order to get […]

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