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Family Feud Resolved through Shrimp Ponds

Can a humble shellfish help heal a nearly broken relationship? It did that and more for feuding brothers-in-law in one struggling village!

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Partner with Teachers Across the Ocean!

As an educator, it often seems like the work never stops. Many days you wonder if you are making a difference. GHNI can help you impact your classroom and provide engaging interactions with teachers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East!

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Start a Family Gift-Giving Tradition!

Every year your family gets bigger. Marriages add in-laws, births add children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews…and more family means more gifts for the Holidays. Maybe it’s time for a new family tradition!

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Water Pump Excites Farmers

From dependence on illegal trade a harvest of life-giving vegetation…what a difference a simple item like a water pump can make in a community! GHNI field leader, Lemi, shares this inspiring story.

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It’s All in the Eggs

Did you know the cost of a dozen eggs is fairly consistent globally? Filled with vital nutrients, eggs can be life-giving! Chicken farming can become a vital component for villager’s rising out of poverty!

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A Goat for the Holidays

A partridge in a pear tree? Two turtledoves? How about six geese a laying? That’s so yesteryear. But a goat? Just the ticket this holiday season! Just ask Alice...

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Hope and Healing

Valuable lessons on the power of words help bring a message of hope to young and old alike in this update from Farhan and Lydia, GHNI National field leaders in Egypt.

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Daily Routine or Holiday Gift?

Washing and brushing your teeth is a habit for most of us in the United States. This is something you learned over time. Imagine a rural village where this hasn’t been modeled?

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Ancient Land, Modern Suffering

An ancient culture with rich history, the Syrian people are waiting for the day when they can return to their land, not knowing when or even if that day will arrive. Thanks to our partners, GHNI workers have come alongside these displaced families.

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Educating African Villages About Ebola

Ebola has fortunately not spread to Kenya and east Africa yet and hopefully won't. But 10 flights per day land in Nairobi from west Africa, so the possibility is real and everyone knows it... including those who live in the remote villages we serve.

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Hungry? Start a Farm!

It is no secret that Africa has the highest death rate from malnutrition in the world. It is no surprise, then, that when our field leaders suggested starting community or family gardens, the villagers became excited about the possibilities.

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Remembering Mother’s Sewing Machine

When we reminisce about our mother’s sewing machine, fond memories of the care she took crafting items of sentiment enter easily to mind. Some children around the world will soon remember how their mother’s sewing machine saved lives.

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