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Strong, Peaceful Communities in the Face of Rising Hunger

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This month, five UN agencies released a new report warning that conflicts and protracted violence – exacerbated by climate change – have pushed the number of people living in hunger up from 795 million to 815 million between 2014 and 2016. The report notes that the majority of people living in hunger – 60 percent – live in countries affected by…

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Decjuca Releases Limited Edition Pouches to Help End Hunger

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Decjuba have just released these fabulous, limited-edition pouches, each pouch was hand-made by our village partners in Bangladesh!  The pouches have been crafted in a range of colours and sizes and are available in store and online. 100% of proceeds from the sales will go directly to the work of The Hunger Project –  empowering women…

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Unleashed Women taking action

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The stories below are just a couple examples of how Unleashed Women are taking action to help their sisters around the globe become empowered women. All of the funds raised through Unleashed Women go towards education and healthcare programs – focused on ending child marriage, maternal and child health and microfinancing. Shri Unleashed captured the…

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Bringing education, healthcare and sanitation to villages

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The programs in our Epicentre communities change the lives of men, women and children in ways that are most valuable to their specific needs.  Our village partners are empowered with knowledge and skills that help them create sustainable communities where systems of education, healthcare and sanitation are prioritized to help end hunger and poverty. By…

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International Youth Day 2017: Youth Building Peace

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“Today’s young people can help realize the sustainable development goals. Youth face many challenges, including poverty, conflicts and unemployment. But young people are not simply accepting this as their fate. They are rising up to challenge power structures… speaking out for justice and human rights … and advocating global action for people and the planet.”-…

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Unleashed Women is BACK!

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We’re proud to launch Unleashed Women for 2017. It’s back bigger and better – and truly global, with women joining from the US, UK, New Zealand, Europe and more! This powerful global movement empowers women to end hunger – will you join us? Together with you, we believe we can achieve our goal of raising…

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Girls Change Tracks: A journey to empower women and girls

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#GirlsChangeTracks is an awesome new initiative from our colleagues at The Hunger Project India. The initiative will see a group of young visionary women travel via train from India’s state of Bihar to the state of Rajasthan. On this special journey, the girls will engage in conversations and learning activities with young women and girls from Rajasthan,…

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Women and girls in Africa empowered to end their own inequality and hunger

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In 2016, 107,283 volunteers participated in our ‘Women’s Empowerment’ program and have become village leaders equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to promote the rights of women and girls within their communities. By placing women at the centre of our programs, we aim to end deeply embedded cycles of hunger and inequality which have resulted…

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395,000 LOCALLY TRAINED VOLUNTEERS LEADING THE WAY TO CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

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Together with the invaluable support of our investors, we have been successful in mobilising 395,000 locally trained volunteers globally – all of whom are dedicated to ending poverty and hunger within their communities. We know that the people living in communities afflicted by poverty and hunger are key to providing solutions to the issues they…

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Our 2016 Annual Report

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Thanks to each and every one of our generous investors and our incredible village partners around the world, we were able to reach amazing milestones in 2016!   A few highlights include:  10 Epicentre communities of 150,836 people across Africa achieved their targets for self-reliance. 3,339 local volunteer leaders trained in Bangladesh who collectively reached 141,874…

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