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Healthy Diets for a #zerohunger World

With the introduction of modern seed-breeding programs, many farmers are now reliant on commercial seed companies who produce a few dominant and patented types. In Bella Vista... With the introduction of modern seed-breeding programs, many farmers are now reliant on commercial s...

In The Field

Your support changes the World

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Common Threads that connect us across miles and circumstance and opportunity at the Development Dinner one week ago. You ha... Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Common Threads that connect us across miles and ...

In Canada

Threads of Opportunity

We follow Martine through her gate and into her yard. But we are not the only ones to follow her lead. An entire group of women is copying her every move. Copying – not only t... We follow Martine through her gate and into her yard. But we are not the only ones to follow her lea...

In The Field

Threads of Joy

Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is where the grandkids are — all of them, all of the time, she jokes. And even tr... Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is whe...

In The Field

Alida Takes Control

Determined to improve the health and nutrition of her family, nine months ago Alida began to work a tiny plot of uncultivated pastureland with a vision of creating a family ga... Determined to improve the health and nutrition of her family, nine months ago Alida began to work a ...

In The Field

Maternal and Child Health

Guatemala has the third highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world, and is the only country in Latin America ranked “serious” on the Global Hunger Index. Be... Guatemala has the third highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world, and is the only country i...

In The Field

World Food Day 2015

Farmers Feed the World Ceremonies around the world today are building a movement to end hunger! The UN Global expo in Milan is calling for social protection and fairer food sy... Farmers Feed the World Ceremonies around the world today are building a movement to end hunger! The ...

In The Field

When Helen Grows up

When Helen grows up, she wants to be a teacher. Before the Bolivia breakfast program was initiated in Helen’s school in Charcos II, 40 students attended classes regularl... When Helen grows up, she wants to be a teacher. Before the Bolivia breakfast program was initiated i...

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