What’s Happening in Placer Bonito…..

Jun
30

Placer Bonito Impact

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Victor Minyetty, FH Border Zone Coordinator, provides a summary of the impacts seen by the beneficiaries of the Agriculture Project in Placer Bonito. Continue

May
8

Sweat Hawgs Team, April 2019

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We had a combined Construction and Medical team going to Placer Bonito in April 2019. To meet our objective of community sustainability, the primary focus of the Construction Team was training for a group of community members who will take responsibility for construction projects around the community.  The Medical Team held ... Continue

Jul
6

Hope Realized

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Hope Realized from Jefehawg on Vimeo. Alleviating poverty is complex and time consuming.  It is not as simple as giving someone money or some other resource because that just increases a person’s consumption and poverty. The real heart of alleviating poverty is overcoming the “poverty of thinking”.   And the two most important ... Continue

Jun
23

Sweat Hawgs Teams April 2018

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  We had two teams going to Placer Bonito in April 2018. The first team was the Construction Team and our major construction project on this trip was a Community Center.  The Medical Team followed a week later and they held medical, dental, and vision clinics, along with health and hygiene ... Continue

Aug
30

Hope Remains

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Hope Remains It's not OK to do nothing.... Food for the Hungry is working around the world, going to the hard places to end spiritual and physical poverty. We partner with communities where we seek a wholistic approach to transformation through the Child Focused Community Transformation strategy. We work with community ... Continue

Apr
30

Sweat Hawgs Team in Placer Bonito – April 2017

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  Showing the love of Jesus Christ is what we do and this video is an example of the sincere love we have for the people in Placer Bonito.  This year we combined the Construction Team and Medical Team into one team.  The Construction Team's major construction project on this trip was ... Continue

Apr
17

The Placer Bonito Farmers Training Center

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The Farmers Training Center is a key component of the Agriculture Development Project in Placer Bonito. The video consists of an interview with Markendy Desormeau, the Food for the Hungry Agriculture Livelihood Specialist. He discusses the types of training, crop evaluation, irrigation methods and community impacts of the ... Continue

Feb
8

Agriculture Project in Placer Bonito – January 2017

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On January 19, 2017, a group of 25 local business owners ventured to Placer Bonito, Dominican Republic.  The purpose of the trip was a “Praise Trip” to see what God has done through the generosity of the business owners. The first phase of the Agriculture Project, construction of the main irrigation line ... Continue

Jul
22

Placer Bonito Medical Team April 2016

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Once again we had two teams going to Placer Bonito in April 2016. The first team was the Construction Team and our major construction project on this trip was 10 latrines.  The Medical Team followed a week later and they held medical, dental, vision, and veterinary clinics, along with health ... Continue

Nov
20

Water is Life

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This video is an example of a Food for the Hungry agriculture project that is similar to the one being planned for the region around Placer Bonito, Dominican Republic. Listed below are the proposal documents that describe the details of this project: Placer Bonito Proposal-Overview, Placer Bonito Proposal-Final, and Placer Bonito Proposal-Budget Implementation of ... Continue