Finger Puppets

Sponsor Impact

We are asked almost daily by sponsors “can I send a gift to my child?” Sponsored children love to receive letters and photos from their sponsors. Unfortunately, we are not able to send gifts to the children for a number of different reasons. First of all, sending gifts can become expensive because of shipping and customs costs. Our field staff have also let us know that it can be very difficult when some of the children receive gifts from their sponsors and others do not. It can create jealousy and hostility between the children and their families.

Our passion at Food for the Hungry is Community Development and therefore it is always our goal that the communities in which we have sponsorship learn to work together to care for their own. Our field staff conduct a lot of trainings in sanitation and hygiene, agriculture training and other topics that the…

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