One Great Hour of Sharing supports the Christian Council of Ghana in their program to fight against sexual and gender-based violence among church women and support to women living with HIV. The goal of our support is to assist with the protection of the rights of the vulnerable in these two categories as well as rights for trafficked children and their mothers.Read more
When I was a child, the DCDC helped me build my confidence. Today, as the project coordinator at DCDC, we are helping our participants develop a love for the peace process and work to achieve it, first here and then worldwide.
~ SiliRead more
These women in Brazil are producing a specialty organic coffee, which is helping them improve their lives.Read more
Small holder farming families will have year-round food security with nutrition sufficiency for women and children in three districts in Bihar and Jharkhand, India.Read more
Fourteen communities, 626 households, and 3,130 individuals have been supported by the Honduras Nueva Frontera organization, led by Church World Service and Local Partner Comisión de Acción Social Menonita. These are Foods Resources Bank projects that helps ensure people have good and nutritious food to eat. These are your One Great Hour of Sharing dollars at work in the world.
Anely Latalladi Ortega thought her home was safe before Hurricane Maria left flood waters that devastated her home and community. Before Maria, "where I lived was not in a flood zone. It had never flooded. I felt fortunate. My worry in those early days was for others who weren’t as lucky", she shared. "I applied for a job with FEMA and started working the week before Thanksgiving. This job has given me a great sense of satisfaction because I can use my skills and experience to contribute in the recovery of my beloved Puerto Rico."Read more
Mr. Wondimu Yunka lives with his family in the village of Lela Honcho, located a few kilometers from the town of Chuko, Ethiopia. Through participation in a sustainable agricultural program, he has learned many techniques that have increased the success of his farm, and with other farmers in his community. The 4 simple techniques are simple and have had proven results.Read more
Moms in Nicaragua are learning the importance of nutrition in the lives of their babies. According to the Nicaragua Río Coco program, the first 1,000 days of babies’ lives are the most critical for the healthy development of their bodies and minds. Understanding the nutritional importance of breastfeeding, when and how to start a baby on solid food, and what to do if a child is malnourished are key factors in improving the health of the mother, child and the entire family.Read more
In the six months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, UCC Disaster Ministries has been providing critical supplies and helping Puerto Ricans develop a long-term strategic plan for recovery. Soon, volunteer work teams will be deployed.Read more
Gather your disaster recovery volunteer mission group to give a week of service in Puerto Rico. Sign up now to receive an email notification when registration opens in April. Beginning June 2018, groups serve in Puerto Rico for one-week periods.Read more