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Celebrating Earth Day 2017: Environmental and Climate Literacy!

The Hunger Project celebrates Earth Day on April 22, 2017. Earth Day is a call to action for the global community to address climate change, foster a sustainable, healthy environment and protect our planet for future generations. This year, the Earth Day theme is “Environmental and Climate Literacy.” Education is the key to progress. The…

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WHAT WE ACHIEVED TOGETHER IN 2016

IN 2016 ALONE, YOU ENABLED THE HUNGER PROJECT TO: Train 107,283 people through our Women’s Empowerment Program in Africa. Reach 141,874 people in Bangladesh about the negative impacts of child marriage to stop this harmful, traditional practice that keeps girls out of school. Support 14,065 elected women in India to join forces as effective, respected…

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SARA CAN NOW FEED HER CHILDREN EVERY DAY

HOW MICROFINANCE IS ENDING HUNGER AND TRANSFORMING LIVES IN MALAWI Sara knows the heartache of poverty and hunger all too well. It used to be a daily struggle to provide her two children with even one meal a day. Too often they had to go without. The small income she earned from her fritters business…

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A COMMUNITY ENDING HUNGER AND POVERTY

THANKS TO YOUR SUPPORT, HUNGER HAS NOW ENDED FOR THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN ENEMOR ETHIOPIA The Hunger Project first started working with the Enemor community in 2009. At that time the community faced huge challenges. There was no infrastructure: no hospitals, schools or running water. The community lived in chronic hunger and poverty. “THE RIVER WATER…

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A message from the CEO

To our valued supporters, For many of our investors, understanding the impact of our work, both on a large scale and also at an individual level, is an invaluable resource in partnering with us to end hunger by 2030. We want to provide you with stories of the impact your support has on millions of…

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Transparency Boards: A Powerful Tool for Creating Accountability and Empowering Communities

There’s increasing evidence that access to information can dramatically improve outcomes in rural communities, The Hunger Project recognises that it’s more important than ever to document and share easy-to-use and cost-effective practices for local data and transparency initiatives. That’s why The Hunger Project involves the community in not only collecting data—but also in bringing information…

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20th-anniversary

THE HUNGER PROJECT CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN BENIN AND BURKINA FASO

The Hunger Project-Benin and The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso are celebrating their 20th year of working to end chronic hunger and poverty! In both Benin and Burkina Faso, we have worked in close partnership with local and national government agencies, and with the generous support of many local and international funding partners and thousands of individual…

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World Water Day

World Water Day 2017

Every year, on March 22, we celebrate World Water Day by raising awareness about water-related issues and inspiring people to take action and make a difference. Water is fundamentally important to human survival and inextricably linked with the health of the environment and the economy. Despite its importance, over 80% of wastewater generated by society…

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A message from our CEO, Melanie Noden

“It feels as if my life has been rescued and the darkest times are far behind me.” – Tsege Searko, Ethiopia used a microfinance loan and skills training from The Hunger Project to create a flourishing farm.  Approximately 70% of the world’s hungry are women – and we firmly believe that empowering these women as key change…

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International Women’s Day: Women in the Changing World of Work

“It is in this generation’s reach to transform gender relations, to empower women and girls, and humanity as a whole.” – Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director   Along with millions of people around the globe, The Hunger Project will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, a day that honors the achievements and calls…

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