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28 Apr 2014 description

Section One: Focus Countries re

Afghanistan

Women Seek Education

16 Apr 2014 description

Our disaster relief team is working hard to help Syrians displaced within the borders of their own country. Mike Parks, GHNI’s Director of Disaster Relief, shares the following realities with us.

Boy does his homework on his mother’s tomb

The harsh and complex civil war in Syria continues. Even as there are talks going on in Geneva, millions of Syrians are suffering and a nation is being torn apart at its foundation.

27 Dec 2013 description

Omaha, Nebraska (December 11, 2013) – Providing recovery and restoration efforts in the midst of devastating conditions is what Global Hope Network International (GHNI) wakes up to every day. Only one month ago, the strongest storm EVER to make landfall struck the Philippines and Vietnam. The devastation is unimaginable and long-­‐lasting. While some relief has arrived, millions of people, many of those from outlying villages and small towns, still have had little if any relief.

11 Oct 2013 description

Construction of a building is never an easy process. Thankfully for this village, the GHNI team in Afghanistan was able to smooth some of the bumps along the road toward a better education for their children. The team shares the progress of the school construction and more…

“The last month has been a busy one for the school construction project in Sheldon. The problems with the previous construction company have been resolved and we have found a new company to continue the work. We trust this company will make good progress.

08 Jul 2013 description

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Saneba, Burkina Faso

Richard, Regional Field Leader Assistant for Burkina Faso, shares exciting news from a recent trip to this community.

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

18 May 2012 description

Remember the story about a Clean Water for Remote Afghan Village? Well, one of our GHNI staff members in Afghanistan recently spoke with the leader of this village. The leader said that before the chashma (pipeline) project, 80% of the children were sick. Now it is down to 5%! It’s one thing to know the critical importance of clean water, it’s another to actually see the health impact in less than six months.

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.

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

28 Dec 2004 description

In what has been called the worst earthquake and tsunami disaster in the world more than 41,000 have already died in half a dozen countries in Southern and South East Asia and millions are displaced. Though the exact numbers may never be known, it is projected that almost 40% of the victims will be in Sri Lanka; a figure approximating 1 million Sri Lankan families.

Global Hope Network International has responded by sending Philippine doctors into the disaster region to undertake an assessment of the immediate need.