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Well Ends More than Thirst

For a long time the women and girls were in great danger on a daily basis. Each morning the mother, wife, sister, daughter was given the task of a two hour walk to the nearest clean water well.

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Earthquake Relief in Yunnan, China

Saturday, August 2, 2014, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake rocked China's Yunnan province. GHNI was able to respond to the disaster as soon as the roads were cleared but there are still a great many needs.

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Sustainability for Refugees of the Conflict without Borders

This interview with Mike Parks, GHNI's Disaster Relief Director, answers many questions about what is really happening in the continuous conflicts in the Middle East.

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Rain Showers Give Hope

Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with only a few hours’ sleep but you’ve just got to get there ahead of the others. If you don’t, your family just may not have clean water that day...

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Solving World Hunger…in 2 Hours

The week of July 21-25 was an important time for GHNI leaders. This was the week of our annual GILPP conference. The following email sent from GHNI’s Field Strategy Coordinator, Jeff Latsa, provides a good taste of what the conference entailed.

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Mountain Water Saves Lives

More than two years ago villagers in Sheldon Village had two choices; use the dirty melted snow from the same ditch where animals drank and defecated or walk for two hours up the mountainous valley to get clean spring water.

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13 Water Facts You Can’t Ignore

Living in a developed nation, we can really take for granted many of life’s necessities. According to UNICEF, “Universal access to safe drinking water is a fundamental need and human right.”

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Holy Land Violence Creates Orphans

An urgent email sent recently to Hal Jones, President of GHNI, from a GHNI leader in the Holy Land stated: “In the disaster area...more than 500 people are killed, 3500 injured, and ninety thousand people left their homes and evacuated..."

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Women’s Hygiene Poses Threat

“Lana and I stood at the door of a wooden hut chatting with the mother of the house about their living conditions,” shares Hal Jones, GHNI President.

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News Behind the News: July 2014

Enjoy this summary of how our efforts coordinate with the most current events in world news...

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Villagers Excited for Expansion

GHNI leaders in Afghanistan reveal plans for expansion from one village where Transformational Community Development (TCD) has proven a success.

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Milk and Eggs for Breakfast

Out of milk and eggs? Just pull your car into the supermarket on your way home from work. Easy, right? But, what if you lived in rural Jordan without a car or money enough to buy food for you and your children?

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