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17 Oct 2017 description
report Food for the Hungry

Kansas City Chiefs Fans Encouraged to Join Campaign to Help Most Vulnerable

PHOENIX– Kansas City Chiefs Defensive End, Jarvis Jenkins, is announcing a Pledge It campaign to end malnutrition in Peru. Jenkins has teamed up with Food for the Hungry (FH) to empower mothers through educational sessions on nutrition, healthy hygiene practices and good feeding habits. These teachings ultimately improve health and reduce chronic malnutrition in the children and adolescents of Huancavelica.

16 Oct 2017 description
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World Food Day is supposed to celebrate progress toward ending hunger around the globe.

But this World Food Day, 815 million people are hungry.

11 Oct 2017 description
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WRITTEN BY JOSH AYERS

Can the world ever eradicate poverty? At Food for the Hungry, we believe it’s possible.

In fact, we see progress toward this every day in communities all around the world where we work to ease human suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. But, it is an uphill climb.

05 Oct 2017 description
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WRITTEN BY MATT ELLINGSON

Today I got lost in the deep eyes of a child. A young girl whose stare, both hollow and hopeful, may haunt me, implore me, shame me and inspire me at the same time. I could neither pull my eyes from hers nor could I comprehend the sadness that filled them—like a glassy still pond, but nearly an over-flowing torrent.

04 Oct 2017 description
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A number of years ago, I spent a workday on the road for Food for the Hungry in the Bolivian highlands. One of my colleagues had a meeting with a rural school director. I didn’t have any official duties on that stop, so I sat in the schoolyard reviewing my notes from an interview I’d done earlier in the day.

Jobs

13 entries found
22 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Feb 2018 Food for the Hungry

Job Title: Finance and Administration Director (Uganda Nationals Only)

Department: Administration and Operations

Location: National Support Office, Kampala

Reports To: Country Director

Contract Length: Open

Start Date: Immediately

Key Result #1 – Coordination and organizational operations enhancement

22 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Feb 2018 Food for the Hungry

Job Title: Program Director (Uganda Nationals Only)

Location: National Support Office, Kampala, with 30% field travel

Reports To: Country Director

Contract Length: Open

Start Date: Immediately

Key Result #1 – Strategy Development and Program Design

Key Result #2 – Provide Leadership and management of FH Uganda Programs

19 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Jan 2018 Food for the Hungry

The RFSL Advisor provides technical support and training for the implementation of FS&L technical approaches to FH field offices (FOs). The RFS&L Advisor will provide guidance on programs aimed at increasing agriculture production, household income and household resilience to external shocks in the LAC Regional countries composed of: Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, and Bolivia, and future countries where FH could open an office in the region.

19 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Jan 2018 Food for the Hungry

Food Security and Livelihoods Program Manager is responsible for overall direct technical and administrative implementation of Food Security and Livelihoods activities at State / County level and will support field staff in those locations. The Manager will provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure program objectives are successfully achieved. She/he is responsible for ensuring all food security and livelihoods programming is of excellent technical quality; conducting market assessments, feasibility studies and ensuring accurate and timely reporting.

19 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2018 Food for the Hungry

The Finance Manager (FM) provides strategic financial management leadership for FH within a country office and ensures compliance with policies and procedures, is a member of the Country Senior Leadership Team (SLT), and participates in regular SLT meetings according to the SLT charter. The FM provides timely reports and advice to the Country Director, and participates in strategic planning.