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Improving the Soil for the Children

April 13, 2022

Local partner ADIP is pleased with the progress of a particular community where so many of the families are putting into practice the conservation farming techniques they’ve been exposed to. A shining example is Zacarías. Zacarías learned subsistence farming practices from his parents. As he married and became a father of seven, he continued working […]

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The Satisfaction Of Educating Others

March 1, 2022

Imagine retiring from teaching school and then continuing to teach in the community at large for 20+ years because it’s just so satisfying. That’s how it happened for Miguel, a regional coordinator for local partner SSID in the mountainous Northwest region of the Dominican Republic near the border with Haiti. At 73, Miguel says there’s […]

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We’re Never Done Learning

September 21, 2021

Until local partner ADIP offered training in soil conservation, Zacarías thought he’d learned everything there was to know about farming … and that it wasn’t getting any better. His parents had taught him traditional farming and he’d done what they’d shown him for many years. But then he started noticing that the land he inherited […]

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From Disaster to Hope: Stories of Resilience from Central America

January 14, 2021

7:00 PM Central / 8:00 PM Eastern 2020 was a year filled with challenges for families around the globe. COVID-19 and hurricanes have increased poverty and hunger across Latin America. Learn how Church World Service, Growing Hope Globally, Week of Compassion and World Renew are working to build resilience through sustainable agriculture programs. Martin Coria, […]

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U.S. farmers provide a legacy of hope overseas

July 31, 2019

The following article published in Michigan Farmer chronicles a trip made by Rachel Conley, associate regional director for Growing Hope Globally, and Emily Vincent, a Growing Hope Globally intern, to observe food security programs the group has sponsored in Nepal and Cambodia.

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