Global Activism: Foods Resource Bank helping small farmers abroad

January 23, 2014

Courtesy of Foods Resource Bank
According to Foods Resource Bank: "Program participants in the Banka region of India are learning multifaceted approaches to overcoming poverty."


Marv Baldwin left his for-profit sales career to lead his church's effort to help small farmers around the world live sustainable and dignified lives. Baldwin has traveled to Kenya, Ethiopia, Nicaragua and several other countries. For Global Activism, Baldwin talks about the course of his life and work as executive director of Foods Resource Bank (FRB), based in suburban Western Springs.



FRB's stated mission: "As a Christian response to world hunger, FRB links the grassroots energy and commitment of the U.S. agricultural community with the capability and desire of small farmers in developing countries to grow lasting solutions to hunger."