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It’s World Breastfeeding Week!

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Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival. It enables gender equality while also contributing to the sustainable end of world hunger and poverty. However, many mothers globally face cultural stigma against early breastfeeding, or do not have access to information about infant nutrition. This is why The Hunger…

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New Report Links Economic Vulnerability And Rising Food Insecurity

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This article originally appeared on The Hunger Project website. SOFI 2019: Economic vulnerability puts world at risk of not meeting global nutrition targets. The 2019 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released in July 2019 explores the ongoing rise in global hunger. This year’s report called attention to the alarming departure from a…

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Unleashed is back for 2019!

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Unleashed is a powerful global movement to educate, train and empower women so they can end hunger and poverty for everyone, and enable their families and communities to flourish. If she can, we can.   To date, we’ve raised $278,000 through Unleashed, and in our fourth year of the campaign, we are partnering with like-minded businesses. This…

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Bangladeshi Community Rallying to Stop Child Marriage

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Around the world, 39,000 girls get married every day. This is especially a challenge in lower income countries like Bangladesh. Here, one in three girls will marry before the age of 18.  Her Choice is an alliance of organisations that are working to stop child marriage in 11 countries. Their long-term goal is to create communities in which…

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Combating Malaria in Malawi 

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The Hunger Project has been working with partner organisations in Malawi to combat the spread of malaria since 2011.  Malaria remains one of the world’s leading killers. According to the World Health Organization, it claims the life of one child every two minutes. Progress has been made in limiting the scope of the disease in Africa. However,…

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K – Knowledge is power 

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“I found this program incredibly grounding, transportive and enlightening – I learnt as much from the group as I did from the village partners and for that I’m truly grateful.”  – Georgie Owen, Paralegal, Pinsent Masons  Work, exercise, family, friends, eat and sleep. It’s easy for us to fall into a pattern where nothing changes and we don’t challenge ourselves. …

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C – Courageous conversations 

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“Being in the villages and seeing how people live at a variety of stages of development allowed me to see, feel, smell and listen to the conditions that THP’s village partners live in.”  – Amanda White, Director of institutional content at Conexus Financial  Courageous conversations can lead to spectacular and even completely unforeseen outcomes. Sometimes…

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O – Opportunity to redefine your purpose 

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“The Hunger Project offers an opportunity of a lifetime to learn from inspiring individuals from all facets of life with one thing in common – change your mindset and you can achieve anything! A key lesson which has given me purpose both professionally and personally.” – Iman Harrak, General Manager, Randstad  A common thing we…

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L – Leadership in action 

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“The program reaffirmed what I think a true leader is. It has shown me the strength and power of leadership no matter where you’re from, where you are, or where you’re going.”  – Lauren Johnson, Medical student  Leadership can be defined in so many ways. For some, it’s about a title – CEO, CFO, Founder,…

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N – New possibilities 

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“The program is both humbling and inspiring. You get to see firsthand how the money raised is used, and what a tremendous difference your effort can make in rural communities. It will change the way you see the world. An opportunity like this does not come around often – if ever – so you’d be…

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