• Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

ECHO: Fighting Hunger with Faith and Sustainable Agriculture

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Christian Non-profit Empowers Families Worldwide by Teaching Small-scale Farming


For forty years, ECHO has fought global hunger and malnutrition by teaching small-scale, sustainable farming to those in need. Its strength lies in building partnerships in low-income communities to provide people with agricultural skills and resources.

East African recipient of Chaya (“tree spinach”)—cuttings and training provided by ECHO.   ©ECHO
East African recipient of Chaya (“tree spinach”)—cuttings and training provided by ECHO. ©ECHO

ECHO’s core values for its Hope Against Hunger mission are rooted in its Christian faith. By aligning its behaviors, motivations, and attitudes with its religious foundation, ECHO has been able to help people