Facts About Our Work in Grenada
Food For The Poor works with in-country partners such as Caritas and the Bishop’s Office in Grenada, which helps in the distribution of essential aid to families in need. Food For The Poor donors also work with three children's homes as part of the Angels Of Hope program. Fifty-one orphaned or abandoned children have a home, food and people to give them loving care. The children also receive donated items such as food, clothing, personal hygiene products, shoes, and school materials every month.
In 2019, Food For The Poor shipped 57 tractor-trailer loads of goods that included:
- Hygiene and personal care items
- Products for community development
- Canned vegetables, meats and other food items
- Educational supplies, including books, pens, pencils and paper
In 2019, Food For The Poor has provided Grenada with the following:
- Four fishing boats equipped with 40 HP motors and fishing gear, which will be used to provide a sustainable livelihood to individuals in need
- A pig farm project in Tufton Hall
- A vanilla project in Tufton Hall
In 2018, the second phase of the All Island Sanitation Project was completed.
In 2017, the first phase of the All Island Sanitation Project was completed. The project included the installation of water and flush toilets into the homes of five families in a rural mountainous community.
In 2016, the Carriacou water project was completed. The new water tank, which stores 100,000 gallons of water, is providing the 8,000 residents on the tiny island of Carriacou with a clean water source.
In 2015, Food For The Poor established an early childhood education project to train and certify selected workers, who were equipped with laptops and printers.
The population is approximately 113,000 residents. The language is English and Protestant is their largest religious denomination. The currency is the Eastern Caribbean dollar and the GDP per capita is $15,100.