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Yucca Fritters

by Hannah   The first time I ate Pastelitos de Yucca was in 1983 in Ecuador. We had just arrived in the country, my two young daughters Naama (2) and Maayan (6 months), my Sister-in-Law “tía Carla” and I. We stayed for a few months at a small local family-run hotel. Every day, the cook …

The Hunger Language

by Hannah Laufer-Rottman   Everyone has heard that the language of Eskimos has many different words for snow. But what about a malnourished little boy who has no word for hunger? During my time in Ecuador as Country Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), I visited hundreds of schools around the country to …

Myself In Their Shoes

by Hannah Laufer-Rottman During the recent Live Below the Line campaign, I opted to eat rice and beans for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Having lived in poor countries in Africa and Latin America, I wanted to reconnect to the life of most people in poor countries by joining them in their everyday diet. This is usually …

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Here’s an inspiring message from our recent newsletter about World Water Day. http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=f46faeb707b352e6f7479325d&id=2ac83433e1..

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“We realized we could save 80million liters of water on average each time they skipped a bath and also we would save two hours a day for kids..

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“Because the water crisis is misdiagnosed, we do not have the right solutions to solve the crisis.” http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/maude-barlow/world-water-day_b_6911660.html

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Join us in wishing Palms for Life founder Hannah Laufer-Rottman a beautiful, Happy Birthday! Fighting poverty and being a #GlobalMother since..

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Happy Spring and happy Friday! Where Flowers bloom, so does hope – Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady. Spring into action, with hope #shareyourhappy.

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