Under the Baobab Tree–Oldest Man in Otinibi Tells How It All Began

Under the Baobab Tree–Oldest Man in Otinibi Tells How It All Began

Alex Wiredu has undertaken the fascinating task of learning about the history and daily lives of the people served by the Food for People program that opened in Otinibi, Ghana on May 15, 2012, almost one year ago. Alex’s co-worker, Francis, is a photographer who...
"Every Person Should Hear This"

"Every Person Should Hear This"

I have been deeply moved many times in my life hearing Prem Rawat speak. But my experience watching the video he made for the Nordic Peace Conference was somehow unique. He created it for a group of people passionately committed to the cause of peace. Most of the...
Final Preparations Underway for Ghana FFP Opening

Final Preparations Underway for Ghana FFP Opening

With the long wait over for the arrival of key equipment, the construction team in Ghana began tackling the final tasks necessary to open the Food for People facility in Otinibi.  Here is Kafui Esi Adjei’s report on the day-to-day events leading up to the...
A Beautiful, Bright, Sunny Morning

A Beautiful, Bright, Sunny Morning

Joginder Oroan comes from Bajiatoli, a village 1 kilometer away from the facility. He is 16 years old and studies in the 10th grade. Joginder was in the first batch of children served meals by Food for People, Bantoli in 2006. “I feel safe and at home here,” he says. Joginder tells me that he used to be very aggressive and would fight with his peers all the time. Awhile after he started coming to this facility, he found there was “some kind of quietness and calm” within himself.

When Water Works: Highlights from a Successful Partnership

When Water Works: Highlights from a Successful Partnership

“One year later, I am proud to report that WaterAid has successfully established two well mechanic shops in Kako and Ghosi blocks in the Jehanabad district of Bihar. As of February 29th, 12 new mechanics have repaired 85 hand pumps, restoring access to clean water for 12,386 people in need!” Becky Straw, co-founder of The Adventure Project, an organization dedicated to helping people have access to clean water.