Helping Refugee and Immigrant Women Gain Economic Opportunity
Latter-day Saint Charities strives to remove barriers to employment and support marginalized individuals on their path to building stability for themselves and their families.
30 April 2021
The Power of Sight: How We Work to Improve Vision Care
The power of sight is often taken for granted, but it greatly affects a person’s quality of life. While eye care is improving worldwide, an estimated 1.1 billion people currently suffer from vision loss. The purpose of Latter-day Saint Charities’ vision care program is to strengthen provision systems, improve the quality of basic eye care systems, and help more people gain access to those systems.
9 April 2021
Françoise's "Life-Giving Fish": Treating Anemia around the World
Latter-day Saint Charities and CARE have been working together to improve nutrition and food security in southeastern Benin by distributing the Lucky Iron Fish to help eliminate anemia.
19 March 2021
Addressing 5 Root Causes of Hunger
Latter-day Saint Charities and Church members everywhere are committed to the prophetic call to care for those in need by addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty.
5 March 2021
“Hungry Children Need Food”: 30 Million Meals Provided for Schoolchildren
In partnership with Convoy of Hope and its food vendor, Feed My Starving Children, Latter-day Saint Charities is giving needed nutrition to schoolchildren in nine developing countries.
26 February 2021
Latter-day Saint Charities Highlights Common Ground with Multinational Partners
As an accredited nongovernmental organization to the United Nations (UN), Latter-day Saint Charities participates in various UN councils and commissions to promote partnerships between governments and faith-based humanitarian organizations.
19 February 2021
Latter-day Saint Charities Is Helping to Increase Mobility throughout the World
Over 70 million people—an estimated 1 percent of the world’s population—need a wheelchair. In developing countries, less than 10 percent of these people have received one.
29 January 2021
Syrian Refugee Children Find Belonging and Reclaim Identity
Jusoor is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing Syria and helping youth realize their potential. Latter-day Saint Charities has assisted Jusoor with their educational efforts, which include this special program designed to help refugees regain some of what was lost through their displacement.
22 January 2021
Clean water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are crucial for children’s health and education
It may come as a surprise, but many people in the world still lack access to basic necessities like clean water. Globally, only 69 percent of schools have clean water, and only 66 percent of them have adequate sanitation. Every year, due to diseases arising from unsafe drinking water and a lack of water and soap for handwashing, 443 million school days are lost and 2.2 million people die, 90 percent of whom are children.
15 January 2021
Grow a Garden in Any Space
During times of crisis—whether it be unemployment, a community disaster, or a pandemic—gardens are one way to supplement your food supply. The most important step of all is to begin.
11 December 2020