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A group of widows in northern Uganda know first-hand the struggles of living in poverty. Yet somehow, having less doesn't stop them from giving more...

This second installment in our 2016 guest writer series focuses on the theme of Solidarity. Each of these writers are not only participating personally in Rice & Beans Month, but also playing a pivotal role in leading the experience for their entire church community. This...

This week’s Participant Profile introduces us to the Cussins family. Noah is a student at Sunnyside Christian School in Washington state. Lahash Media Director, Casey Schilperoort, gave a Rice & Beans presentation  last year for the students there, and Noah participated in a school-wide lunch...

A simple irrigation system in Kenya is not only nourishing soil, but souls...

As our Rice & Beans journey continues, we will be featuring the reflections of three guest writers on the themes of Simplicity, Solidarity, and Sharing. Each of them are not only participating personally, but playing a pivotal role in leading the experience for their entire...

Hearing the stories of other Rice & Beans participants is a great source of encouragement for the journey. Although we unite around a common purpose, our life circumstances and the ways we live out this purpose vary greatly! We'll be featuring three Participant Profiles this...

Our two-year-old has learned to pronounce "solidarity," but the best way to learn what it means is to live it! Through the Lahash Sponsorship Program, we sponsor two precious kids in Tanzania named Anjelina and Baraka. We always feel a deeper connection to them during Rice...

Is the life of one fragile child worth fighting for? Not everyone would answer this question the same way...

In her role as Lahash Sponsorship Director, Katie Nelson has a unique perspective on the impact that Rice & Beans Month makes in the lives of children in East Africa. She is in contact with the staff at all our partnerships regularly, and has traveled...

In rural Tanzania, the good news of the gospel is taking root, alongside village vegetable gardens...