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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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International Women’s Day: Women in the Changing World of Work

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“It is in this generation’s reach to transform gender relations, to empower women and girls, and humanity as a whole.” – Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director   Along with millions of people around the globe, The Hunger Project will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, a day that honors the achievements and calls…

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The Warm Heart of Africa

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In an article published in Latte Magazine, Lucy Cheek has shared her experience on the Business Chicks Leadership Immersion trip to Malawi late last year. To read the full article, click here. To learn more about The Business Chicks Leadership Immersion Program, click here.  

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COMBATING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN BENIN THROUGH COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AND EDUCATION

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Violence and discrimination against women remains a pervasive challenge in Benin. In fact, a study in 2013 showed that 75% of women in Benin are victims of violence and more than 44% are sexually abused. To tackle this issue, The Hunger Project-Benin works with community partners through the Women’s Empowerment Program to raise awareness and…

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PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF MALARIA, TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV/AIDS IN SENEGAL

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The Hunger Project-Senegal is proud to report the successful conclusion of another year’s participation in the IntraHealth malaria program. In the last year, trained extension workers with partner community-based organizations (CBOs) reached 17,000 individuals through 870 discussions on malaria. Additional program successes included several hundred discussions at community events to raise awareness of tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS;…

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Announcing the second round of bidding for A Table To End Hunger

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We are thrilled to announce that we have launched a second round of bidding for A Table To End Hunger. The restaurants participating in the second round include: The Bucket List, Bondi (NSW)  Machiavelli (NSW)  Longtime (QLD) Fratelli Paradiso (NSW) Bodega 1904 (NSW) Brasserie Gavroche (Singapore) – international Porteno (NSW) Bib & Tucker (WA) China…

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