Thanks to a special $500,000 matching-gift challenge from a generous group of donors, if your gift is received by Easter Sunday, April 4, it will be matched dollar for dollar to feed twice as many malnourished children.
The hardest part of Yesenia’s daily struggle is finding food for her two little boys, Erick, 8, and Franklin, 3. Jobs are scarce in Nicaragua where they live and there is no steady income. The money Yesenia’s husband sometimes makes goes to buy food.
Watching her son Josue slowly perish is Janet’s worst nightmare. Janet, 23, is raising two children in Nicaragua where jobs are scarce, food prices have skyrocketed and grinding poverty wears down the hardiest souls. When 3-month-old Josue was unable to eat and grew weaker, his pitiful cries were torturous.