Tag Archives: Community Development

Literacy and Slavery Prevention

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There are a number of complex factors that play a role in the chain of modern slavery. People who fall victims to modern slavery, such as bonded labor, often come from impoverished backgrounds and have very few resources available to them. Many of these people, for example, do not know how to read or write, […]

3 Ways Education Ends Extreme Poverty

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Originally posted on the GHNI website “Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability,” proclaims The World Bank. GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD) process includes helping villagers provide primary education to every boy and girl in their village. Please read the below […]

Well Ends More than Thirst

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Originally posted on the GHNI website BT Village, Nepal Do you have a daughter? A mother? A sister? A wife? A close female friend? I imagine everyone can answer “yes” to at least one of those questions. The people of *BT Village, Nepal can also answer, “yes…” or maybe the answer is, “I used to.” […]

School for Local Children Nears Completion

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Originally posted on the GHNI website A few years ago collecting clean water was and arduous journey for the girls and women of Sheldon Village. Since they installed piping from a mountain spring into their village, they have plenty of water and their girls have time to go to school! The team in Afghanistan are […]

GHNI Adds New Village

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Originally posted on the GHNI website A cluster of villages in the Holy Land which we call 10th Leper Village is the newest addition to GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD) program. The people in this village cluster have endured generations of poverty resulted from lack of employment, health care, and education opportunities. Recent wars in […]

Walking Through Danger to Get Dirty Water

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Originally posted on the GHNI website In many cultures, collecting daily water for the family falls under the job description of women or girls. In Afghanistan, this entails a hike of two or more miles in harsh winter conditions up and down a mountainside. In Nepal, a young girl may miss out on attending school […]

Toilets Transform Lives

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Originally posted by Bethany on the GHNI website. Hygiene and sanitation are often not a part of daily life for many villagers that GHNI works alongside. Toilets are a major element missing in their lives. GHNI-Indonesia has been working closely with Haji Tawang’s village in this aspect of Transformational Community Development (TCD) and wants to […]

Mama Halima’s New Kitchen

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Originally posted by Bethany on the GHNI website     Mothers worldwide want their children to be happy and healthy. This woman had no idea why her children were getting sick so often until she began taking wellness lessons through GHNI’s Transformational Community Development program…and it changed their lives! Ola Nagele Village, Kenya “Mama Halima’s […]

Africans Ace Agriculture

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Originally posted by Bethany on the Global Hope Network International website. It was right outside their door the whole time… All we did was help them find it. That’s what Transformational Community Development (TCD) is all about. We believe strongly in helping people living in rural villages to be the source of their own change, […]

Soap Sells

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Originally posted by Bethany on the Global Hope Network International website. New income generating activities are transforming the norm in this community! Not only will the families benefit from the increased income but fences are being mended within their relationships. GHNI Burkina Faso tells the full story… Saneba, Burkina Faso “In the month of February, […]