Immigrants from the Northern Triangle nations—Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras—sent home more than $10 billion in remittances in 2010—almost all of it from the United States.
After the U.N. General Assembly approved the MDGs, Bread for the World and Bread for the World Institute adopted them as the framework for their international work.
Vietnam has gone from being one of the poorest countries in the world after the war, to reaching middle-income status in the 2000s.
Christians have a long tradition of responding to poverty, but the MDGs provide us a bridge to reach a wider civil society network.
We made A Place at the Table because we truly believe that when Americans are made aware of injustice in their own backyard, they will demand change from their leaders.
We will not end hunger if we do not shift towards sustainable patterns of production and consumption. We cannot separate agriculture from the management and preservation of our natural resources.
Helping families escape poverty and build better lives for themselves is one of the highest expressions of U.S. goodwill towards developing countries.
Active engagement by churches has led to marked reduction in the stigmatization of those living with HIV and AIDS. This, in turn, makes prevention and care initiatives more effective.
Without a shared understanding of success, no partnership—however simple or complex—can achieve its goals. Everyone must know where they’re going in order to get there.
Gilma, a five-year-old girl, lives in a Guatemalan village precariously on the edge of food insecurity in the best of times. In more challenging times, children like her are at grave risk.
The Development Action Association (DAA) provides training to women farmers in Ghana, working in some of the poorest communities in the country.