Tag Archives: Education

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, […]

Students Come from Far and Wide

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Students overwhelmed by the opportunity to learn how to use a computer share their experiences with Jitendra, Manager of the Jharkhand Computer Institute. His update on the center will certainly cause you to think differently about technology!   Jharkhand Computer Institute, India Anand speaks about his new skill: “My name is Anand. I come from […]

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 […]

Orphans and Widows of HIV/AIDS

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Originally posted on the GHNI website It’s no secret that HIV and AIDS is a leading cause of death in Kenya. Here’s the story of one village whose community is making plans to curb the statistics. Attir Village, Kenya “Mama Veronica is HIV and AIDS victim. She has given birth to nine children, of which […]

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 […]

Women’s Hygiene Poses Threat

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Originally posted by Bethany on the GHNI website. BT Village, Nepal “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. He and his wife, Lana, had just returned from visiting BT Village in Nepal with horrific stories […]

New Tree Farmers

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Originally posted by Bethany on the GHNI website “In Kabul Province, GHNI signed contracts with 3 new farmers who were each given 8,000 cuttings. Next year, GHNI will buy back one set of cuttings from the farmers, and will also be given one set as a way to pay back the loan of the cuttings. […]

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 […]