Friday, May 7

My roommate joined a volunteer work called Celebration Of Hope program through Willow Creek Church to pack seeds to help feed and fight hunger Zimbabwe families. I thought this program is interesting because instead sending the Zimbabwean families food, they send them seeds and volunteer trainers that can help them to grow their own foods to stabilize their community's hunger. The farmland of Zimbabwe once earned the country its nickname "The Breadbasket of Africa", then hyper-inflation of economy, struggling with AIDS and decline of commercial farm production has led Zimbabwe into poverty and hunger crisis.
Celebration of Hope program support Zimbabwe families to grow their own crops with sending these seeds. The harvest from one family garden can support six to eight people for a year, and surplus crops can be sold, providing income to meet basic needs. Check out the volunteer website if you interesting to join summer work they have:


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