What’s Happening in Placer Bonito…..

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

Jun
23

A Walk Through Placer Bonito

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During our trip to Placer Bonito in April 2015, one of our team members took the opportunity to do a video walk through Placer Bonito.  Now, it is your turn to take a walk through the community where you will see all the projects, activities and beautiful people in the community. Continue

May
24

Placer Bonito Trip – April 2014

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The first team to go to Placer Bonito in April 2014 was the Construction Team.  Our major construction projects on this trip were 10 latrines and 10 chicken coops.  The Medical Team followed a week later and they held medical, dental, vision, and veterinary clinics, along with health and hygiene ... Continue

May
24

The Keyhole Garden

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The Keyhole Garden is part of the Agriculture Enterprise Project in the Placer Bonito.  The objective of this project is to improve the economic health in the community and the physical health through better nutrition sources. (Note: The video has no audio.) Continue

May
14

The Shower from Hell

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In April 2014, the Construction Team met its match.  For years it has been an epic battle, a battle between evil and good, a spiritual battle against the powers of this dark world.  Every year when the team returns, the battle begins.  When they arrive, out of the dark jungles ... Continue