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World’s food waste could feed 2 billion people

As American families prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates the world produces enough food waste — about 1.4 billion tons — to feed as many as 2 billion people each year. That’s roughly one-third of the global food supply.

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Blessed by a broken heart

World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns reflects on how when our hearts are broken by the world’s suffering, we remain tender to see as Jesus sees.

Thanksgiving: Kids give thanks for vegetables

KidREACH — a World Vision afterschool, tutoring, and mentoring program — teaches kids about healthy eating and how to cultivate fruits and vegetables. Learn how the kids at Mount Vernon Elementary School in Brownton, West Virginia, are reading, writing, and gardening.

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The future of fighting extreme poverty

In a recent opinion piece in Christianity Today, World Vision U.S. President Richard Stearns writes: “After a generation of massive global progress, aid and mission efforts are pointing the same direction.”