Stories of Expanding CHOICE

Be inspired by stories of change. CHOICE Humanitarian supports rural communities by expanding choice and reducing global poverty. Read more on our blog.

Supporting Rural Community Members, CHOICE Humanitarian

Technology Expands Job Access For Young Students

The CHOICE team in Bolivia worked with communities and local school authorities in the municipality of Ayo Ayo to launch the Lightning Robotics...


Urgent Aid Needed for Guatemala Floods

In the wake of Tropical Storm Pilar, Guatemalan communities where CHOICE Humanitarian works are facing severe flooding. Donations can provide aid.


Dominating the Desert to Fight Against Anemia in Peru

The communities of the district of La Arena in Piura have historically battled against the adverse geographical attributes of the territory.


Truly Sustainable Change

Board Member and guest author Teresa Larsen discusses how one thought, one person, one action can change the world.


How to Be a Mindful Traveler

Respectful travel positively impacts culture, environment, and lives. Responsible travel can be a transformative experience for both you and the...


To Be Empty

Gaby Rojas, a member of the CHOICE Humanitarian team, tells of how she embarked on an expedition to Nepal where she discovered a different approach...

International Development

Putting the "Human" Back in "Humanitarian"

What does it mean to be a humanitarian, and how does that factor into CHOICE's work in international development? My belief recently shifted in an...

Jr. Board

Jr. Board: Harnessing the Power of the Youth

For the last six years, the CHOICE Humanitarian Jr. Board has been helping expand choice in rural communities by joining expeditions and raising...


Education's Power to Change Lives in Bolivia

With the help of CHOICE Humanitarian, Bolivia has created an enriching environment where its children have better access to the educational resources...


Country Director Spotlight: Juan Alducin

In 1990, Juan Alducin was working for a special program with the government of Guanajuato, which led Juan to CHOICE Humanitarian and its mission....


Tourist vs. Traveler with Purpose

CHOICE board member and Certified Expedition Leader, Teresa Larsen, dives into the difference between being a tourist and a traveler and how to...

Economic Development

Building Hope in Nepal: The Rebuild Homes Project

Before the Rebuild Homes Project, the people of the Sundarbazaar Municipality lived in constant fear of natural disasters destroying their homes....


Relief from Childhood Anemia and Malnutrition

Childhood malnutrition has plagued the La Arena area of Peru for years. However, a nutritional project helped bring the people of La Arena solutions.

Economic Development

Empowering Mexican Women with Financial Stability

CHOICE Humanitarian believes in the untapped potential of women. Learn about how the women of Mexico were able to expand their financial power with a...


Eliminating Obstacles to Water in Nepal

Before CHOICE Humanitarian's involvement, the people of Balithum, Nepal, had a difficult time accessing clean water. Now, everything has changed for...


4 Easy Ways to Give this GivingTuesday

This GivingTuesday, donations aren't the only way to help us reduce global poverty. Learn more about how you can support the CHOICE Humanitarian...


Country Director Spotlight: Raquel Tuston

Raquel was appointed as Country Director of Ecuador since 2015 and she has made strides to leave an impact on everyone she has worked with, she feels...


Country Director Spotlight: Willy Mendoza

“I feel like a little bird carrying water in its mouth to put out a forest fire. We are very small, but our work is effective and done with a lot of...


Country Director Spotlight: Wilmer Cruz of Peru

Wilmer, the Country Director for Peru, started working with CHOICE Humanitarian in 2011. "I was born and raised in a community just like the ones I...


Closing the Digital Divide to Reduce World Poverty

Nearly half the world’s population lacks access to digital technology. This means they are disconnected from opportunities to build capacity, improve...


Country Director Spotlight: Oreu Lugogo of Kenya

Appointed as CHOICE’s Country Director in Kenya in 2018, Oreu started his journey with CHOICE as a volunteer over 20 years ago. Said Oreu, “Over 300...


Planting the Future with Greenhouses in Bolivia

CHOICE Humanitarian in Bolivia worked with the community of Choritotora to construct ten greenhouses in a multi-year agriculture and entrepreneurship...


Shanti: A Leader for Her Community in Nepal

As a small farmer, Shanti participated in CHOICE's mentoring program to gain business skills. But she didn't stop there.


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