Springfield Man Runs in Six Countries to Support Convoy of Hope’s Initiatives to Help the Less Fortunate

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International efforts bring awareness to agricultural programs in third world countries.

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Springfield, Mo. – Dr. Jason Streubel, agricultural specialist for Convoy of Hope, just finished a running campaign through six countries to raise awareness of the international relief organization’s mission to help the less fortunate around the world.

Streubel began his adventure with a marathon in Haiti, then trekked through The Dominican Republic, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and ended his adventure by completing a recent ultra-marathon in Little Rock, Ark.

“Each step I took was to help the poor and hungry,” says Streubel. “Sustainable agriculture is a large component of this effort – one that I hope to bring greater awareness to.”

Streubel has a Ph.D. in soil science and leads Convoy of Hope’s agricultural development initiatives in seven countries where community leaders are taught agricultural techniques that help provide healthy living environments and education.

Learn more about Dr. Streubel’s adventure here: Dr. Dirt's Blog

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope, founded in 1994, has a long history as a first responder in times of natural disasters and has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for nine consecutive years. Convoy of Hope, a faith-based organization, has a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, disaster response and partner resourcing. Learn more at http://www.convoyofhope.org or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.


Jeff Nene
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Jeff Roman, 417-851-4483
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