Posts Tagged: world mission

Fighting Poverty and Extinction in Madagascar

World Environment Day, June 5 By Dan Turk, Mission Co-worker Madagascar and Rolland Razafiarison, Technical Manager FVEE This century, Madagascar faces two major challenges: lifting its people out of poverty and preventing the extinction of its unique plants and animals. These challenges compete for assistance funds and often seem to be at cross purposes. Some of… Read more »

We’ve made you angry, so now what?

Haitian woman holding oranges By Cindy Corell | Mission Co-worker, Joining Hands Haiti The man sat in the Fellowship Hall growing angrier by the minute. I continued explaining how foreign countries dumping cheap imported food into Haiti made it all but impossible for Haitian farmers to sell their local foods at market. Cheap rice from the U.S. sells quickly. Better quality,… Read more »

Presbyterian Hunger Program launches new initiative to look at root causes of poverty

Participants asked to weigh in on charity, policies and practices By Rick Jones | Presbyterian News Service Louisville—The Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP)—through its Joining Hands program—is inviting people interested in digging deeper into the root causes of poverty to join one of three roundtables focusing on global issues that create poverty and affect our global partners and the… Read more »