Think about what would inspire your community to create positive change. It usually begins with a learning experience or new awareness about an important issue. Learning is an ongoing process—We educate ourselves, we educate others, and we educate ourselves again. The Foodgrains Bank creates opportunities for you and groups to learn more. Tours and events are designed to teach and prepare volunteers to share that learning with their community.
Seven ways COVID-19 is increasing global hunger
The pandemic has created significant challenges for people around the world.
For the 690 million people facing hunger, the disruptions to food systems and economic slowdown are creating new challenges, and adding to their numbers. Now, more than ever, food assistance and protecting people’s livelihoods are essential.
Growing Her Future Documentary
Meet Asnakech Zema. In this film, she welcomes us to her thriving farm in southern Ethiopia. In the last three years, she has built up her land through practicing conservation agriculture, and now grows enough food to feed her family and others. The work she and her family are doing to improve soil fertility, add crop diversity and develop marketing are increasing their resilience in the face of climate change and other crises. Asnakech’s husband treats her with new respect—and works alongside her in a farming and life partnership.
Find additional educational activities and resource for children, youth and adults for faith-based and non-faith-based schools, youth groups, churches or other settings.
In this activity students work together in “family units”, making difficult decisions to maintain their supply of food, money, and health while securing their future post-conflict.