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White flags signaling extreme hunger began to appear on the streets and in communities of Guatemala during the pandemic in early April of 2020. They have since become common site across the country which is now recognized as the "White Flag Program." They hang in windows or on roofs, have been painted on the sides of homes, and are held in the hands of families afraid that they will go to sleep hungry because they have zero access to food.
The ‘Journey Bag’ Ministry is designed to offer a simple picture of HOPE to those in need. Each bag contains essentials for them that can be used everyday like chapstick, ready-to-eat snacks/food, food gift cards, toiletries and more.
We have developed a program for teams and individuals to help provide them here in Guatemala for as little as $10US a bag. The bags will contain some necessities like food and other items that can be used immediately. They can easily be prepared and handed out whenever traveling or during a specific outreach.
Some of the photos above were shared by:
commonhope.org, nacla.org, worldhelp.net, and reuters.net