Learn How We’re Bringing Hope to the World’s Hungry
We host webinars several times a year to bring you stories of success and volunteers’ experiences in the field. Watch previous webinars here and be sure to sign up for an upcoming webinar on our events page.
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, Church World Service’s Regional Director for Latin […]
With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, community health is on everyone’s mind. However, many rural communities around the world deal with health challenges all the time. Have you wondered how Growing Hope Globally’s partners work to promote good health throughout the year? Join us for a look at some of the health initiatives happening in […]
With Alex Morse, Eric Mattson and Rachel Conley – Growing Hope partners must take the local culture into consideration when determining how to help farmers help themselves. This sometimes means challenging deeply embedded cultural norms so lasting solutions to hunger can be found. It also means challenging our own assumptions. Join us to learn about […]
With Rachel Conley and Emily Vincent – We all want to leave a legacy for the next generation that includes hope, opportunity and the promise of a better life. The desire for this legacy is even stronger when living in extreme poverty; watching your own children and children in your community suffer from hunger.
The issue of immigration is all over the news right now. Let’s take a step back from the politics to look at who is coming to our border. . .and why. We’ll share what our program participants in Central America have told us about the realities and challenges they face and then move the conversation […]
Travel the globe with three Growing Hope Globally staff members in just one hour. Be encouraged by 12 true stories of how you are changing people’s lives and helping them break the cycle of hunger and poverty! Rachel Conley, Eric Mattson and Alex Morse will each highlight four stories of people and communities that have […]
What happens in a community when a Growing Hope-funded program ends? Do our programs truly provide hope in a sustainable way that leads to long-lasting impact on the people who live there? We’ll hear from Bev Abma about what she found when she went back to visit several African communities where the programs we funded […]
Alex Morse, Associate Regional Director at Growing Hope Globally, and long-time volunteer, Pat Mino, will share about their incredible trip to Colombia to visit the programs we have been funding. What does it look like to offer a food security program in an area that has been ravaged with conflict and violence in their past? […]
Eric Mattson, Regional Director at Growing Hope Globally, travelled to Kenya with long-time supporters, Paul and Karon Speckman. Learn about the difference a savings and loan program can make for people in a remote village and why raising chickens has lowered the rate of domestic violence against women!
This webinar took place on International Women’s Day in 2018. You’ll hear from a panel of three experts in development and how food security programs can serve to empower women living in poverty. Our panelists will share gripping stories of courage and hope for women around the world.
Becky Morris, Growing Hope Globally’s Director of Resource Development interviews Kevin Nelson, a long-serving volunteer, about their trip in November 2017 to visit food security programs in Nicaragua. You’ll hear them both share their experiences, inspirational stories of the people they met and maybe even a couple funny things that happened along the way. This […]