Posts Categorized: Poverty

2021 PHP Impact Report is Available!

Download the latest PHP Impact Report and see what your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing and PHP helped achieve in 2021. https://www.presbyterianmission.org/resource/2021-php-impact-report/   The work of the Presbyterian Hunger Program is possible thanks to your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing.

Global hunger and poverty outlook for 2022

Global partners persist in the face of chaos By Eileen Schuhmann | Presbyterian Hunger Program A few months into 2022, and looking back through 2021, the world has been affected by so many crises, each of them impacting people and the planet in unprecedented ways. But working with incredible partners in the middle of endless… Read more »

Interview with FONDAMA leader

Haitians Suffering Under Inhumane Conditions Cindy Corell, Mission Co-worker Haiti, interviews Fabienne Jean, Coordinator of FONDAMA Haiti Cindy Corell is the Mission Co-worker for Haiti who accompanies FONDAMA, the Joining Hands network there. Cindy is currently accompanying FONDAMA from Virginia due to the pandemic and continued insecurity in the country. She interviewed Fabienne Jean, the… Read more »

Corruption Challenges Continue Despite New Mining Code in DR Congo

By Elie Kadima | POM, Democratic Republic of Congo After twelve years of implementing the 2002 Mining Code in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the problem of community poverty in mining zones had not been resolved. This was due to the absence of provisions in the code to boost community development. POM (Platform of Civil… Read more »

Alleviating Poverty Amid Conflict in Cameroon

By Jaff Bamenjo, RELUFA Coordinator, and Maidjane Josephine, RELUFA Intern Cameroon was long considered a haven of peace in the conflict-ridden region of Central Africa. But today, 6 out of the 10 regions in the country are affected by insecurity or conflict. In the Far North Sahel Region, Boko Haram, an Islamic Sect claiming to… Read more »

Global theft revealed in Pandora Papers

By Valery Nodem | Presbyterian Hunger Program The world was shocked by the recent Pandora Papers investigation and publication, which revealed the secret offshore financial records of wealthy and powerful figures from around the world. For years, more than 600 journalists, from 150 media organizations in 117 countries, have analyzed 12 million records leaked from… Read more »

The Plight of Widows in Rural Malawi

By Dr. Fletcher Padoko | Kasupe Ministries, Malawi On June 23, the United Nations observes International Widows Day to lift up the voices and experiences of widows. The widows in rural Malawi consider themselves abundantly blessed even if they only receive half a meal in a day. They can go for days on end without… Read more »

Intercessory Prayer for World Refugee Day 2021

Republished from the original with the permission of the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance   One:  On this World Refugee Day, we pray for those who have been displaced by war, persecution, human rights abuses, natural disasters, corrupt governments acting with impunity and other forms of violence and oppression. All:  You, O LORD, are a stronghold for… Read more »

Sexual Violence and Conflict in South Sudan

By Angelina Nyajima Simon | Hope Restoration South Sudan On June 19, we observe the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. According to a report by the United Nations Secretary General issued on  March 30, 2021, 193 cases of conflict-related sexual violence affecting 142 women, 46 girls and 5 men were… Read more »

Infographic: Gender-Based Violence and Hunger

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