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Our Corporate Leadership Immersion Program in India

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At the end of March, The Hunger Project and our long-term corporate partner, Sovereign Insurance (NZ), embarked on a transformational one-week Leadership Immersion Program in the Chattarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, India. Our group including 20 Sovereign staff members from all areas of the organisation spent three days in the field, visiting some of the poorest Panchayats (villages) in…

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Challenge your assumptions

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The dates have been locked in for our first Rethinking What’s Possible workshops for 2016. These workshops will challenge your assumptions and give you the opportunity to see how questioning your own beliefs can result in extraordinary outcomes. This is an interactive session that will explore cutting-edge lessons in leadership through the inspiring stories of our village…

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A Table To End Hunger launches!

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BID FOR A TABLE. EMPOWER OTHERS TO PUT FOOD ON THEIRS. Eat at Australia’s top restaurants without having to wait months for a table. We’ve reserved tables at the most sought after restaurants during their busiest times — and via ‘A Table To End Hunger’ you can bid on these reservations to dine the very…

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Say hello to our new Global Leader of Partnerships, Cathy Burke!

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We’re excited to announce that our CEO, Cathy Burke, will be expanding her influence and leadership within The Hunger Project by taking on the role of Global Leader, Partnerships. In this role, Cathy will focus on building key partnerships and creating collaboration opportunities with international leaders, entrepreneurs and corporations for ending hunger by 2030. Cathy…

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We have the power to create the future

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I’m a big fan of small actions. An action like talking to a particular person about a business idea, or writing your dream job down on paper can transform into a new entrepreneurial venture or a new career path. Our actions have global influence too. What I do in Australia could be the catalyst for…

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Empower The Next Generation of Changemakers Ending Hunger in Africa

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We are excited to launch our FIRST EVER crowdfunding campaign! Our goal is to raise at least $25,000 by 31 December to invest in the future of children in Africa – the next generation of leaders ending hunger. Within 5 hours of launching, we already raised more than $1,000! We invite you to invest in…

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Vision in action in Mexico

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Via Millie Allbon, our Director of Programs and Partnerships “Having just returned from Mexico where I have seen the work of The Hunger Project in action, I saw first hand the ‘power’ of a clear vision. I visited Genova, a remote, rural indigenous village located on top of a steep mountain, that only last year turned the…

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The power of human potential

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  In the villages we work in across Africa and Bangladesh, we run a process called Vision, Commitment and Action (VCA) workshop. 4.1 million of the poorest people on Earth have done it, and the purpose is to begin that process of shifting people’s mindset from ‘I’m poor and hungry – always have been and…

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Soap making entrepreneurs

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These women are from our Matsekope Epicentre in Ghana. They have a soap making business together. They’ve taken a collective microfinance loan from The Hunger Project to run their business and they put the profits back into the business or divide them up to help support their families. Mostly, they sell their products at the local market.…

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28,000 young leaders trained and counting

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In 1995, The Hunger Project-Bangladesh founded Youth Ending Hunger, a national level training program – that has trained over 28,000 student leaders to date. These young leaders work together to mobilise their peers and communities, committed to effecting change. In meetings across the country, these young leaders learn to organise campaigns on issues such as…

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