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Her future was bright, and she believed that everything could now be possible for her and her family. 

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Meet Our First Ever Global Empowerment Director!

Meet Our First Ever Global Empowerment Director!

"There comes a point where we need to stop pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in".  These words from Bishop Desmond Tutu embody the heart behind Help One Now’s mission to empower families in developing countries...

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Seeing the Opportunities Ahead

Seeing the Opportunities Ahead

Zemede Admasu has been blind since he was born. When his mother was pregnant with him, his father left their family. His mother struggled to find the resources to take care of him and his three sisters and two brothers. Zemede did not have the opportunity to attend...

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10 Years Since the Earth Shook

10 Years Since the Earth Shook

My first trip to a developing country was in 2007. A few friends and I traveled to Zimbabwe with hopes of connecting our church in Austin, Texas with some churches in Africa. During my visit, I met some Zimbabwean leaders: a couple named John and Orpah Chinyowa. John...

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Recipes Around The World: Lomo Saltado from Peru

Recipes Around The World: Lomo Saltado from Peru

Recipe #2 in our series of foods from around the world comes from local leaders in Peru, Mercedes and Willie Malpartida! Lomo Saltado is traditional Peruvian dish that originated as a part of the Chifa tradition, the Chinese cuisine of Peru. It is a popular stir fry...

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Recipes Around The World: Creole Chicken from Haiti

Recipes Around The World: Creole Chicken from Haiti

This week's recipe, Creole Chicken, or Poulet Kreyol, is a traditional Haitian stewed chicken dish. There are many different versions of this dish, but this particular recipe comes from local leaders in Haiti, Jean Alix and Mylene Paul! The Paul family has used this...

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