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This is the estimated number of people The Hunger Project's programs are reaching around the world.
More than 1,131,000 people have taken the HIV/AIDS and Gender Inequality Workshop, in which they not only learn the facts of AIDS, but also confront and transform the gender-based behaviors that fuel the pandemic.
260,000 trained animators and volunteer youth leaders trained animators and volunteer youth leaders in Bangladesh are initiating projects such as campaigns against early marriage, dowry and violence against women; education programs for safe drinking water, nutrition and sanitation; birth registration for rural communities; and income-generating activities.
Through our Microfinance Programme, THP disbursed loans to 45,000 village partners (more than 90 percent women) in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal and Uganda, roughly totaling $2.9 million. Twenty-one Rural Banks have graduated to operate as their own independent, community-owned and women-led rural financial institutions.
More than 385,000 trained volunteers around the world who are mobilising millions of others to take self-reliant actions.
Through our Epicentre Strategy in Africa, more than 115 clusters of villages (1.9 million people) have launched village-level projects to generate their own income and build classrooms, food storage facilities and nurses' quarters to ensure ready access to health care.
100,000 Elected Women Representatives in India have been trained by The Hunger Project and local partner organizations and are speaking out to bring water, health and education to their villages.