Sara Delaney

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013

‘This is a gift’

“This is a gift.” That is what the 27-year-old Omar Isaias Lazo said to me in late August about the agriculture and environmental exchange program run by our partner, the Council of Protestant Churches (CEPAD), in Nicaragua. We were at his field in the community of Los Pintos, and I had

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Monday, Oct 07, 2013

Plantain Cooperative Expands Economic Opportunities

The following blog was originally posted on the CEPAD (Council of Protestant Churches of Nicaragua) website. 
Last week farmers in Nueva Guinea signed an agreement with the San Antonio bank to create a new cooperative plantain business that leader Yalena Hernandez

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Friday, Jun 28, 2013

Where is the Water coming from?

Access to clean water is a critical issue facing the most vulnerable communities around the world. In this blog Program Officer, Sara Delaney, reminds us that the solutions to accessing clean water are more varied and complex. 

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Thursday, Jun 13, 2013

Better than Food Aid

Last week during my second visit to Burundi, we went up to the north of the country, just near the border with Rwanda, to a community called Rwibikara. The story we heard from the people our program is working with there amazed me – because of what the people there had been through, and

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Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

From Ban Ki-Moon to Adam and Eve

Last week, World Food Day was internationally recognized in a number of ways . However, the biggest celebration (to my knowledge) kicked off in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday, with the World Food Prize International Symposium. This annual event brought together over 1,000 dignitaries, politicians, 

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