Empowering Women as Key Change Agents

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Women bear almost all responsibility for meeting basic needs of the family, yet are systematically denied the resources, information and freedom of action they need to fulfill this responsibility. The vast majority of the world’s poor are women. Two-thirds of the world’s illiterate population are female. Of the millions of school age children not in…

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Our 2015 Annual Report is online!

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The Hunger Project Australia’s Annual Report for 2015 has been published online here. It’s a great wrap up of the collective impact made by Australian investors in the past year. We have also recognised all investors who gave more than $1,000 in 2015 within the report – see page 25! Thank you to everyone who…

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Video highlights from our Vision to Action Workshop in Sydney

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On World Hunger Day we held a special Vision to Action Workshop and Panel with some of Australia’s most innovative entrepreneurs as part of Vivid Sydney. The dates for our upcoming national Vision to Action workshops will be announced shortly so stay tuned. In the meantime, watch the video below for the workshop highlights!  

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VIVID Ideas Sydney Vision to Action Workshop & Panel Discussion

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Our VIVID Ideas Vision to Action Workshop and Panel Discussion on Saturday 28th of May was a huge success! The day kicked off with a three hour interactive workshop co-facilitated by the amazing Cathy Burke and Glen Carlson, who incorporated some of the inspiring lessons learned from our village partners in Africa, India and Bangladesh.…

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Full VIVID Lineup Announced

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  As part of the first weekend of Vivid Sydney and Vivid Ideas, we are bringing you Vision to Action. The event kicks off with an inspiring workshop that will help you explore the visions and goals you have for your life and equip you with the tools to shift your mindset and make them…

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Roger Massy-Greene announced as new Global Board Member

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Roger Massy-Greene, long time The Hunger Project Australia National Board member and investor, has been appointed as a new member of The Hunger Project’s Global Board of Directors. Sheree Stomberg, Chair, The Hunger Project Governance, Nominating, and Human Resources Committee announced the appointment on 3 May 2016. Roger has been an investor for more than a…

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Ghana Epicentres Achieve Targets for Self-Reliance

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In eight countries of Africa, our Epicentre Strategy mobilises clusters of rural villages into “epicentres,” which band together 5,000-15,000 people to create a dynamic centre where communities are mobilised for action to meet their basic needs. This strategy is designed to partner with communities over a period of about eight years after which they graduate to a phase of “sustainable…

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Celebrating Earth Day 2016: Trees for Earth

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This Earth Day, The Hunger Project stands with billions of others around the world to celebrate the earth and advocate for a protected, valued and sustainable environment for the future. The theme of this year’s Earth Day, “Trees for the Earth,” sets the goal of planting 7.8 billion trees over the next five years. This year…

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Meet our new CEO, Melanie Noden

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Ending hunger by 2030 is an enormous task, but the National Board of The Hunger Project Australia has found the perfect woman for the job, to succeed the long-standing visionary CEO Cathy Burke and further the incredible work she has achieved. Melanie Noden’s vision and aspiration for the organisation will carry The Hunger Project Australia…

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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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