When wisdom is manifest in action, wealth and well-being are often created. Yet we seem to long for wealth and well-being without seeking wisdom. Wisdom comes first; it is the seed for wealth and well-being.
Today, on World Food Day -- I want to call your attention to the needs of many millions of children around the world. In countries suffering from absolute poverty, chronic hunger is a deadly threat to children.
After her husband died, one Cambodian woman found herself unable to support her children -- until Concern Worldwide's farming projects helped her rebuild her life. Now, she is passing along what she's learned to other families.
As the looming rainy season threatens Haiti's Bourdon Valley, a massive relocation effort is underway to move 2,500 residents to Tabarre Issa, a newly built settlement that has the roots to be a lasting community.
Peace is now taking hold in South Sudan for the first time in decades and people are filled with a new energy and confidence, especially the country's children who are finally able to have access to an education.
Niger is on the brink of what will be a major catastrophe if the world does not act now. Concern Worldwide has launched an innovative program using mobile phone technology to distribute emergency cash to vulnerable women.