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28 Apr 2014 description

Section One: Focus Countries re

Afghanistan

Women Seek Education

02 Dec 2012 description

Mike Parks, GHNI Regional Field Leader, reports news of hope in the lives of those who have suffered long hardship in Myanmar.

Myanmar is changing for the good! President Obama’s visit to Myanmar demonstrates the positive changes we have been talking about for over a year as the government makes an epic shift from a military junta to a democratically elected government.

26 Nov 2012 description

Afghanistan

MUSHROOMS ADDRESS ISSUES OF FOOD SECURITY

The food security situation has much improved thanks to good harvests this year, but pockets of food insecurity are predicted among poor households who lost livestock last year in northern Badakhshan and the Wakhan Corridor. GHNI is now expanding its mushroom project, working with widows to yield income by providing more mushroom spores as a small business opportunity.

Mali to Burkina Faso

GHNI SEEKS TO HELP REFUGEES IN POOR VILLAGES

18 Jul 2012 description

A summary of news and reports from the field staff and interns of GHNI, Geneva Switzerland.

AFGHANISTAN: HELPING FARMERS TOWARDS SELF SUSTAINABILITY

GHNI’s Project Manager reports: “Oribigud Village was facing water shortages both for irrigation and household use. The line from the mountain spring to the village was broken and the water that ran through the channel was insufficient to reach the village in the fall. However, this water line was just fixed, bringing water to the village.”

BURKINA FASO: NEW VILLAGE TCD WORK LAUNCHED

27 Apr 2012 description

A summary of news and reports from the field staff and interns of GHNI, Geneva Switzerland.

Afghanistan

Through the generous gift from a donor, GHNI was able to distribute winter food aid to 117 families in the Yakawlang region. The communities in this region experienced a summer drought in 2011 which limited the wheat harvested in the autumn. Each family received 9 liters of cooking oil, 25 kg of rice and 50 kg of flour. The distribution was done with the blessing of the Governor of Yakawlang, with whom GHNI has a very good relationship.

Armenia

02 Apr 2012 description

If you venture outside of the city of Yangon, Myanmar, maybe in one of these typical public transports.

You’ll make your way to Thar Yar Kung, a small rural village in Yangon division, where the average person lives in a house much like this one.

22 Mar 2012 description

A summary of news and reports from the field staff and interns of GHNI, Geneva Switzerland.

BURKINA FASO

23 Feb 2012 description

A summary of news and reports from the field staff and interns of GHNI, Geneva Switzerland.

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04 Sep 2008 description

Months after cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar, the situation remains grim and dangerous. With few able to reach the worst-hit areas, Global Hope Network International is in a unique position to help the most vulnerable and helpless. Here are some of the activities from the last couple of months:

Medical Team: GHNI partnered with International Medical Relief to bring a medical team (with members from Brazil, Korea and the US) for two weeks.

02 Jun 2008 description

One month after cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar, Global Hope Network International remains one of the few aid groups with access to the hardest hit regions. We have dedicated trustworthy Burmese staff that is actively bringing desperately needed help to the Irrawaddy delta.

Two of our GHNI teams just returned from three villages that no one else has reached. One of our staff stated the following:

"We came back from places in the delta area that were worst hit. The military has forced 100,000 people who were in refugee camps to go back to their villages.

07 May 2008 description

As UN and US aid agencies are struggling to deliver aid to thousands of Cyclone victims in Myanmar, GLOBAL HOPE NETWORK INTERNATIONAL is working to establish numerous relief projects with our partners inside Myanmar.

YOUR HELP IS URGENTLY NEEDED TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE POOR AND NEEDY VICTIMS OF THIS DISASTER.

The death toll may exceed 100,000, according to top U.S. diplomat in Mynamar, with over a million people missing and left homeless.