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23 Feb 2012 description

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

Please feel free to contact us if there is any particular country or project you are interested in learning more about or contributing towards!

16 Dec 2011 description

Merry Christmas and a joyous Holiday Season to you! We are so thankful for your friendship and partnership that is helping villages transform out of poverty!

Here is our latest News Behind the News and we invite you to contact us if there is any particular country or project you are interested in learning more about, or contributing towards!

Hal Jones
GHNI President/CEO

Afghanistan

20 Jul 2010 description

It's summertime in the Otash Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp in South Darfur. The oppressive heat hangs on the more than 80,000 men, women and children cramped in makeshift tents. Their futures are bleak with no homes or land to return to. They sit, as time ebbs away and the violence continues around them.

This spring GHNI was authorized to work in the Otash IDP Camp and are working with an amazing group of women.

27 Mar 2009 description

Afghanistan

Solar Savings

Afghanistan suffered a great loss in 2008. A man of monumental service, Gordon Magney, passed away on October 5th. He and his wife, Grace, have devoted 40 years to the Afghan people, either in Kabul, Afghanistan or in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistan is where they assisted the 3 1/2 million Afghan refugees fleeing first the Soviet Invasion, then the destructive civil war, and finally the oppression of the Taliban. For the last five years they have been back in Kabul, where their love for the people continues to deeply affected many.

26 Feb 2008 description

It's early morning and the sun rises over the parched airstrip. Deafened by the whirring blades, the Global Hope Network International (GHNI) team hastily boards a UN helicopter. There is no time to waste. A small window of opportunity has opened for the team to travel to the Jubal Mara region - an area that was closed off only hours before. Relentless raids on humanitarian convoys and villages by Janjaweed and bandits put a stop to all UN transport in the region.

27 Aug 2004 description

She sits alone in the desert....waiting

"One sad and lonely lady whose story broke my heart, told of how her husband and male children had been murdered by 'the horsemen' (Janjaweed) before her eyes, her parents and her remaining children died of starvation and disease on their long and desperate flight to safety. Now in a refugee camp all on her own, this lady with the broken heart and the empty eyes is struggling to find hope and help to make each day worth the struggle to survive.