Good news out of Kenya. According to the Food Security Steering Group, nutrition in drought-hit areas has improved considerably due to an increase in food supplies. However, it is no time to be complacent. The situation remains at critical levels in key rural areas.
Photo Blog: Food and Education Education is a necessary path to future employment and prosperity for Belizean children, but they cannot benefit from their schooling unless they are healthy. That’s why Cross Catholic Outreach and our supporters provide students at Mount Carmel Primary School in Benque Viejo with nutritious, daily lunches. These meals are giving […]
“I was begging on the streets because there was no food at home,” Edward Ekadeli remembered. He told me the story of his childhood as we sat together beneath the hot African sun.
A simple plastic bag filled with food. It’s something I take home from the grocery store each week without really thinking about it. While I’m by no means rich and don’t buy extravagant grocery items, I’ve never had to worry about whether I have enough money to buy the food I need.
2012 is here! And the blogosphere is buzzing with New Year’s resolutions, end-of-the-world theories, and political campaign predictions. With the holidays behind us, society’s focus has shifted a little more toward personal weight loss goals and a little less toward feeding the hungry.
“Without this help, life would be very difficult,” 82-year-old Gustave Destave told me on my recent visit to Kobonal, Haiti. “I don’t have any money to buy something to eat, so this food makes me well and strong.”