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Project Update #2 – Scholarships For Truck Drivers

Your scholarships have allowed 22 adult students begin their training to become fully licensed commercial truck drivers.

Opening Ceremony for the Women’s Income-Generation Centre!

The women's income-generation centre in San Antonio, Honduras has been built!

FFPC Ambassador Marsha Brown Wins The Viola Desmond Alumni Award

Congratulations to Marsha Brown, a FFPC ambassador that was recently awarded the Viola Desmond Alumni Award from TMU!

25 Jamaican Schools Fed Through Daily Meal Program

1,400 infant and primary students across 25 Jamaican schools receive a daily, hot meal to stay energized and focused on schoolwork.

Baby Chicks are Coming to San Antonio

To provide greater access to food and income in San Antonio, FFPC is constructing a chicken shed for 16 women and will distribute 300 hens, 30 roosters, feeders, drinkers, and 60 bags of feed for chickens.

The San Antonio Women’s Income-Generation Centre is complete!

The women's income-generation centre in San Antonio, Honduras is complete! It will provide the women in the community with a space for training, empowerment workshops, and equipment for learning skills such as sewing and baking. These workshops will help them make an income to support their families.

Bringing Health & Dental Care to the Remote Village of Baramita

In February, FFPG facilitated a medical outreach program in the remote village of Baramita to address the lack of access to healthcare services. Over 3 days, doctors and dentists attended to more than 400 adult and child patients.

Update on Scholarships For Truck Drivers in Honduras

Your scholarships have allowed 22 adult students begin their training to become fully licensed commercial truck drivers.

Coffee Farming Update March 2023

13 coffee farmers from San Antonio have received 3,000 coffee plants each, along with agricultural inputs, tools, and training.

‘A Computer for Every Child’ Campaign Update

70 students now have access to tablets!

Food For The Poor Mourns Founder Ferdinand Mahfood

"His legacy is the living breathing group of people we call Food For The Poor, the staff, board, donors, partners, and the people that he loved with all his heart, families who need our support."

10 Gifts You Gave in 2022

Thank you so much for your continued kindness, and for sharing with children and families in need this year.

Colombian Farmers Help Improve Access to Food and Nutrition in Own Backyards

Colombian farmers are receiving the tools and training they need to grow fresh fruit and vegetables. Their food will help feed 1,300 children.

Driving Towards Change

Students in Puerto Cortes, Honduras are learning life-changing skills in the transportation industry that will help support their families.

Llandewey Onion Farmers Begin Year-Long Training Program

Onion farmers in Jamaica are gaining the tools, training, and skills they need to support themselves and their families with food security.

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Girl Power Starts With Education

Girls Rights are Human Rights. And the right to education is a human right.

Leave No One and No Place Behind

“One of the core missions at Food For the Poor Canada is to provide those in need with safe and secure homes,” says Executive Director, Samantha Mahfood. “We understand the need for communities to be inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.”

It’s a Chicken and Egg Situation!

Twelve families in  the remote village of Baramita, Guyana now have eggs to eat on a daily basis. This is because of our donors. Let us tell you more. 

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Fay Ferguson- A Donor Spotlight

Fay Ferguson is a monthly donor with Food For The Poor Canada (FFPC). This started during the Covid-19 pandemic. She says that FFPC is “right where my heart is.”


Another School Built By Our Volunteers!

Over the course of four days our committed volunteers - the Josephs family, Helping Hands Jamaica and Kisko helped complete the Bourne Gordon's Pre-school and Kindergarten in Linstead, St. Catherine. They painted, hammered (and danced!) for Jamaica’s youngest learners. This was the 25th school built in partnership with FFPC by the Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation.