Coffee Without Borders uses the global currency of coffee to improve the quality of life for people living in developing countries. As one of the most heavily traded commodities in the world, coffee is primarily cultivated in poor countries, while the majority of it is consumed by the wealthy.
Originally posted by Bethany on the Global Hope Network International website Written by guest blogger Marry Lossau Meet guest blogger, Mary Lossau. Mary, her husband Matt and their two daughters have been partners with GHNI since 2009 when their neighborhood adopted Gambella Village in Kenya. Mary’s is a heartwarming tale of a community which came [...]
As a part of GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD) wellness training, Birth Life Saving Skills (BLiSS) has become a critical player, particularly meeting the needs of rural villages in Afghanistan. Our GHNI Afghanistan team explains this need in the context of two of the villages where they are currently conducting TCD. Sheldon*, Afghanistan “Sandak* is [...]
A Village Without Hope
BT Village, located in the Kailali district in SW Nepal, has existed for merely three decades. At the start of 2013, GHNI identified this village at high risk of human trafficking. The elders of BT Village migrated from the mountains to the Kailali district in hopes of escaping severe oppression. With no money, no job opportunities, and a social caste system that considers these individuals (Dalits, otherwise known as “The Untouchables”) to be worthless, they cleared out a space in the forest, optimistic about building a better tomorrow for their people. Read More