Friday, May 6, 2011

Rising food costs mean more hunger in Guatemala.

The cost of food prices is increasing and due to the devastation of Tropical Storm Agatha last year many of the crops have been devastated ...resulting in food shortages for this year.

Most of the indigenous families have tortillas as staple in their diet. Often when families do not have anything else to eat, they can always have tortillas with salt, but now, even that is threatened by the shortage of corn and the rising cost of what is available.

The first family is receiving food from our emergency food supplies.

The other three families were fortunate to receive food from their sponsors. This food is a wonderful gift. It means the difference for many families of having enough food to feed their children or not.

If you would like to help a family with food, no amount is too small....please go to our

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