Tag: hunger

Surplus food found for local groups with novel Nigerian computer app

Surplus food found for local groups with novel Nigerian computer app

| March 14, 2017

(GIN)—Nigerian-born Oscar Ekponimo was 11 when his family was struck by misfortune.  His father had a partial stroke, causing him to lose his job, and with it, the family income. “For the next three years we had little food in the house,” he recalled. “If we had one small meal at the end of the […]

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Feeding hungry school children the right move

Feeding hungry school children the right move

| August 5, 2014

By Brenda Robinson The new federal school free food program has some politicians and other Americans angry. This group, as they do with other social service/entitlement programs, contends families in need are pimping the system, and basically believe adults should and could provide for their own children. These critics believe the cliche, pull yourself up […]

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Hunger, cause of marital quarrels —Study

Hunger, cause of marital quarrels —Study

| April 19, 2014

Perhaps the old urban legend we heard years and years ago about a man shooting his wife to death after sitting down to dinner and having his biscuits not ready isn’t as apocryphal as we once thought. On a more global scale, think of all the conflict in the world these days and about how […]

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Homelessness in the Fort Wayne community

Homelessness in the Fort Wayne community

| November 21, 2013

GETTING HELP IN OUR COMMUNITY No one plans to be homeless, but homelessness happens to hundreds of individuals or families in the Fort Wayne area each year. Homelessness happens to people of all races and ethnic groups, all ages, all parts of the city, and all times of the year. The faces of the homeless […]

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