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27 Sep 2012 description
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by Martin on SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 in DISASTER RELIEF

In our last blog we described how Food for the Hungry has been working with local leaders in Haiti to raise awareness of child abuse and gender-based violence. This is the story of one such victim whose life was transformed by subsequent community intervention.

Marie-Nicole’s trials

27 Sep 2012 description
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by Martin on SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 in DISASTER RELIEF

With Hurricane Isaac recently causing havoc in Haiti, it is a good time to reflect that even when Haiti is not in the news for storms or earthquakes, FH is active behind-the-scenes helping local leaders create healthy and disaster-resilient communities. One of these cases is Belladere, a town close to the border of the Dominican Republic. It’s densely populated and poor, and only about half the inhabitants get a school education.

09 Dec 2011 description
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If you've been around FH for a while, you know we don't give a lot of handouts because they're simply not that helpful in the long run. Instead, much of our work is to encourage and equip people to educate their own children, to strengthen their family relationships, and to provide for themselves.