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  Asia, Programs, Stories

Stories of Hope in Asia

Journey with us to a remote village of Thailand named Hua Hia. This Hill Tribe region, north of Chiang Mai is home to about 80 families. Ajar Mos, a pastor in the area, has been visiting one of these families every month for some time now, delivering food. This family struggles to put food on the table as it is difficult to find paying work. Receiving food allows them to worry less about where their next meal will come from while the father of the house strives to look for work. They are beginning to have hope in the midst of poverty and are very thankful every time Ajar Mos comes to  ...

  Asia, Programs

Stories of Hope from Thailand to the Philippines

Near the heart of the island nation of the Philippines, a region known as Metro Cebu is home to over 2.5 million people. Over 40% of Metro Cebu’s population, or 1,000,000 people, live far below the poverty line. With the help of the USANA True Health Foundation, Children’s Hunger Fund (CHF) is able to equip its partners on the ground to distribute food to 166 families each month. The work in this region provides hope to children and families who feel trapped in their life situation and unable to move beyond life on the streets. One of these families, a mother and daughter, literally live  ...

  Asia, Programs, Stories

Hope in the slums of Thailand

In hopes of finding a job and better living conditions for their family, Kookum and his wife, Ann, emigrated from Laos to Chiang Mai about seven years ago. They settled in a slum area with their three children. Kookum and Ann work on different shifts to survive and care for their children and they still don’t earn enough money to move out of the slums. On top of that, Kookum’s undocumented status makes life even more difficult without government assistance. PSome of our local volunteers began serving in the slum. They were able to support Kookum and his family with some basic needs  ...