Our Stories

Help Us Fight Hunger In Senegal

After a steady decline in the early years of the 21st century, world hunger is again on the rise. A key factor driving this increase in Senegal is urban poverty, as a result of internal migration and extreme weather. In the

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Welcome to Angel House

Angel House Orphanage Foundation opened in 2010 and has cared for more than one hundred children over the past eleven years. Our charity is registered, licensed and accredited by the government social services to provide temporary care and also to process

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Helping 25 Students Continue Their Studies

The past year has been an eye-opening experience for many people all over the world. Everyone from all stages of life were affected and needed to make adjustments. Some of the people that were hit the hardest were students. Did you

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My Childhood Dream

Instead of playing, enjoying hot meals with my family, sleeping and going to school, the best I could hope for was that car owners would let me clean their windshields and give me a small amount of money, or maybe even

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Music Wellness Program At A New Level

Developed and undertaken by the Moms Against Poverty in Cambodia, the “Music Wellness Workshop” program, reinvents the meaning of social work by engaging struggling teens in therapeutic, creative interests. Often due to the high cost of the equipment and private instructions,

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More Than Just A Preschool

In Senegal, child mortality remains a large concern. For every thousand children born in Senegal, 44 will before reaching the age of five. This rate is seven times higher than in the United States, and reflects a lack of proper nutrition

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Providing A Safety Net For U.S. School Districts

Moms Against Poverty has provided a consistent safety net of support for the Castro Valley School District. “Knowing that we have this wonderful resource twice a month gives us this sense of security,” said Nancy Nodal, Community Liaison for the CVUSD.

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A New Teacher for MAP Cambodia School!

Sok Ry, a MAP Cambodia student since 2012 Located in the small village of Prek Lvea, one hour distance from Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh, finding good teachers for MAP’s Cambodia school comes along with many challenges. Teachers who commute from Phnom

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Impact of your Generosity in Iran

My childhood was really tough. My parents’ disabilities and having nowhere to live but at my aunt’s house, made it very hard. Still, among all the problems, my younger sister’s smile was the thing that kept me going. Now, weddings are

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Norooz Reflections

Growing up, Norooz always meant family gatherings, delicious sabzi polo mahi, picking out new clothes, the exchange of crisp $2 bills, and the joy and laughter that is so uniquely tied to being around extended family and loved ones during this

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Families in Need

A few months ago, we told you the story of how internal migration in Senegal has impacted our work and the communities we serve. Built in 2018, our preschool in Mbour’s Medina (locally known as Madinatou Salam) serves a unique purpose.

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