Cucumber plants being grown in the greenhouse

Gardening Project Brings Healing

LDS Charities partners with the National Mental Health Center in Mongolia to provide mental health patients with greenhouses and tools to aid in their healing.
Woman working in a quinoa field

Providing greater nutrition and food security in Morocco

LDS Charities and scientists in Morocco work together to grow quinoa and to improve the production of beldi chickens to provide greater nutrition and food security in Morocco.
Family gardening in Ecuador as a result of LDS Charities food project

Self-Sufficiency in the Andes

LDS Charities teach families in Ecuador how to grow home gardens to increase their self-reliance and access to nutritional food.
Man standing amidst plants that were grown as part of an LDS Charities Benson food project

Benson Institute Integrated into LDS Charities

The Ezra Taft Benson Agriculture and Food Institute (Benson Institute) integrated into the LDS Charities’ Food Initiative in 2008, expanding its reach to a wider range of countries to better accomplish its mission to help families become more self-reliant.