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Celebrating In-Person Classes

Celebrating In-Person Classes

Teachers and students are back in school, and they had plenty of reasons to celebrate! They had feasts on February 21 for Mother Language Day and March 26 for Independence Day. They also celebrated the Bengali New Year on April 14. Piet Van’s classes are from...

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CNN Philippines featured Thrive!

CNN Philippines featured Thrive!

CNN Philippines highlights Thrive's exciting partnership with Woolworths, Robinsons Supermarket, The Marketplace, and Shopwise to feed Filipino children together. The partnership celebrated World Hunger Day on May 28, 2022 at the City Gates Academy. Watch the feature...

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Feed a school in the Dhaka slums for 200 days

Feed a school in the Dhaka slums for 200 days

Teachers and students rejoiced when schools across Bangladesh reopened back in September after one and a half years of distance learning. However, due to a surge in Omicron cases, schools were once again forced to close at the end of January for two weeks....

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One Hungry Belly at a Time

One Hungry Belly at a Time

| REAL LIFE: Gina Gabel | One Hungry Belly at a TimeFIRST PRINTED IN THE NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2021 ISSUEStepping foot into Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, stung Gina Gabel’s heart so deeply she simply just couldn’t look away.“When you arrive, your senses are just...

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Bangladesh Schools Reopen!

Bangladesh Schools Reopen!

After 18 months of closure due to Covid lockdown, schools across Bangladesh have finally reopened. Students are once again back to in-person learning which to many families is a huge relief considering the challenges they faced with remote learning due to lack of a...

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foodMATTERS July / August 2021

foodMATTERS July / August 2021

You bring joy-full stop. Your support, whether time or a donation, directly impacts others. Your gift puts food on tables where it is needed. Without you, hunger is a daily reality for many. We thank you for doing good and giving hope. Thrive is excited to share more...

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foodMATTERS June 2021

foodMATTERS June 2021

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” - Winston Churchhill Summer is typically a quieter time for Thrive -- schools are closed, and many volunteers are away. We usually spend this time making plans for the school year ahead -- looking at...

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foodMATTERS May 2021

foodMATTERS May 2021

Mothers are our backbone -- full stop. Mothers fed and keep feeding our mission that no child goes hungry. Thrive was SPARKED by 3 mothers who saw children begging in the streets and couldn’t turn away. And, Thrive GREW from mothers (and mother-figures) who...

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