Mohammed Sabe, the Gaza Program Manager for Global Communities/CHF spent the last three days overseeing emergency food distributions for vulnerable families in Gaza. Over the three days, Mohammed and his team not only distributed aid to more than 47,500 recipients, he ensured the safety of his staff and those receiving aid.
Through the Colombia Responde program, Global Communities/CHF is helping the local the municipalities of El Carmen de Bolivar, San Jacinto, San Onofre and Ovejas to implement an institutional strengthening process to increase their financial capacity. This is occurring as part of the National Consolidation Policy set down by the government of Colombia to guide local government modernization.
It’s a weekday morning under a blazing sun and Jean Francklin Cadet is pacing up and down the corridors of his house waiting to give his feedback on the debris removal undertaken in his neighborhood. Before the earthquake, Cadet lived a four-bedroom house. After the disaster he tried to remove the debris himself, but soon ran out of money. He was only able to complete the work with the help of CHF.
CHF International brought of all of its partners together to celebrate the Green Apple Day of Service to improve schools and promote environmental sustainability in northern Colombia. CHF staff in Colombia worked with teams of volunteers in partnership with the following schools and local governments:
Department of Bolivar
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