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Mohan’s Story

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“I went to work to break stones, while my son was at home dying.” Mohan Mohan is from a poor village in the north of India, five hours walk from a main road. He lives with his family in a small mud hut. At night they sleep side by side, on a torn plastic mat…

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One small habit influential leaders know has BIG Impact

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In late March I had the great privilege to facilitate a leadership immersion trip with Millie Allbon for The Hunger Project Australia and Human Kind Project to Malawi. Whilst many people think I must be over there building huts or similar popularised views of what westerners do in Africa, the leadership immersion programs are quite…

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Celebrating Earth Day 2017: Environmental and Climate Literacy!

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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

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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

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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

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The Hunger Project first started working with the Ethiopian community of Enemor 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. Now, thanks to your support, hunger has ended for thousands of people in Enemor “THE…

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A message from the CEO

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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

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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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THE HUNGER PROJECT CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN BENIN AND BURKINA FASO

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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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A message from our CEO, Melanie Noden

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“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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