Learn more about PHP’s international development and advocacy work
By Eileen Schuhmann | Presbyterian Hunger Program
Recently the staff of the Presbyterian Hunger Program put together PowerPoint presentations, complete with narrations, with the goal of helping Presbyterians and others to understand better the work that we do in the world. The hope is that the presentations can be used for self learning but also can be used to teach congregations, mission networks and Bible study groups about the work of PHP and how to become involved.
The presentation on PHP’s international development and advocacy work will help people to understand that there is a continuum to our work where we move people and communities from
PHP has PowerPoint presentations that you can use to:
- Interpret the overall work of PHP;
- Learn about Earth Care Congregations and how to become one;
- Learn about our International Hunger work and Joining Hands program; and
- Learn about Hunger Action Congregations and how to become one.
Choose between an already recorded narrated version (sit back and play for a group discussion or class), or download one with notes that you can rehearse and lead yourself. Download any and all of these here.
addressing the symptoms of hunger and poverty to addressing the root causes.
Our work aims to support poor people by providing the resources that they need in order to move beyond levels of critical poverty. We understand that you can’t address deeper issues if immediate needs are not being met.
We create an environment where people gain opportunities to realize their potential and uncover resources which already exist within their communities. People learn news skills and analyze the systems that create or maintain people in poverty.
Ultimately, we envision communities where people are equipped to defend their rights and resources, and participate in decisions that affect them.