They Work Hard Each Day, Hoping for One Good Meal

JOCOTILLO, GUATEMALA A little uncertain of the camera, these two Mayan siblings watch from the hillside as their mother receives a free medical exam and a months supply of food for her family from Javesca Feeds. The climate in this elevation of Guatemala is cool. Children in rural villages like these in Jocotillo, Guatemala don’t […]

The Red Shirt is the Only One He Has 

BUSIGA, BURUNDI He stands a little wary of the strangers arriving in his community of Busiga, Burundi. The red shirt is the only one he has. His entire family lives in a four foot high by 5 foot wide house of sticks and thatch. School is not considered in this village, neither is a bath […]

One Hundred Children are Being Fed Every Day for the Entire Year

BUSIGA, BURUNDI These children in this village of Busiga in Burundi won the lottery! Unlike most in their village, they get to go to school and have two meals a day of hot porridge. Through Javesca Feeds’ support, 100 children are being fed every day for the entire year. In a village where two children […]

His Smile Huge. His Eyes Engaging 

MURANVYA VILLAGE, BURUNDI This young boy in Muranvya, Burundi was curious. His smile huge. His eyes engaging. He wanted to know more as he climbed down the red dirt hill to get a glimpse of the Javesca Feeds team arriving. We could not share the language, but we could share the love as we played, […]

It Reminds Us of All that is Good in the World

JOCOTILLO, GUATEMALA The precious smile and bright eyes of a child remind us of all that is good in the world. It also hides a different concern of a very young mother who desperately tries to get food, shelter and medicine for her little ones. It is a daily struggle in rural farming villages like […]

A Very Small Meal a Day is a Luxury

MURANVYA VILLAGE, BURUNDI This little boy is nestled tightly against his mother in the bright colored woven fabric typical of the Batwa people in Burundi, Africa. Only 2% of the country has electricity. It is now the poorest country in the world with people in the Batwa tribes earning less than ten cents per day. […]