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Introducing Philippe Magid, Our New CEO

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We’re pleased to share this letter from Diane Grady, Chair of The Hunger Project Australia’s Board announcing the appointment of Philippe Magid as the new CEO of The Hunger Project Australia.  Dear Hunger Project Investor,   The Board of The Hunger Project Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Philippe Magid as our new…

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Bringing 6,000 women online in rural Ghana

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In an exciting and forwarding thinking program, The Hunger Project in partnership with BLUETOWN and the Microsoft Airband Initiative is bringing the Internet to 6,000 women in Ghana. The gender digital divide blocks more than two billion women from accessing agriculture, health, education and civic engagement opportunities and solutions – and the divide is only…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022

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Today we’re celebrating the power, courage, determination and spirit of women all over the world on International Women’s Day 2022 The theme for 2022 International Women’s Day (IWD) is all about building a gender-equal world. We asked our global leaders from across Africa, South Asia, Latin America and Australia to describe what a gender-equal world…

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Important News About Changes At The Hunger Project Australia

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A letter from Diane Grady, Chair of The Hunger Project Australia’s National Board.  As a much-appreciated investor in The Hunger Project, I’m writing to let you know that after nearly 7 years as our CEO, Melanie Noden, has decided she’s ready for a new challenge. Over this time, Melanie has significantly lifted our fundraising and…

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The Hunger Project’s 2021 Gift Guide

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‘Tis the climate for change this holiday season! Check out the gift ideas below, which all give a portion of profits to The Hunger Project Australia’s mission to end hunger.  The Gourmet Pantry’s Hamper 1 and Hamper 2 — these high-quality food hampers (pictured above) have something for everyone in them. They’re sourced from Australian suppliers with 100% of…

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It’s the climate for change

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Over the last few weeks, we have seen discussions emerging from COP26 centre around how we stop disastrous and irreversible global heating from reaching a point of no return. The goal of securing net-zero carbon emissions is set for the year 2050 – but for many that deadline will come far too late.    The Hunger Project’s partner communities across Africa, India and Bangladesh are on the frontline of the…

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World Food Day 2021: The joy of providing food for your family 

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Margret is a volunteer leader – or Animator – at The Hunger Project’s Oruka community in Uganda, and a proud mother of 11 children. In a recent conversation with us, Margret shared how partnering with The Hunger Project shifted and expanded her mindset. For Margret and her family, exorbitant land rental meant that the family…

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Day of the Girl 2021

What girls in Ghana have to say about International Day of the Girl 

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Girls are at the core of so much of what we do at The Hunger Project. 11 October marks International Day of the Girl, a day we celebrate the power, resilience and potential of millions of girls across the world. We spoke to five girls from Ghana, aged between 13 and 16 about their hopes, dreams and ambitions.  …

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Jacinta McDonell Joins The Hunger Project Australia’s National Board 

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The Hunger Project Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacinta McDonell onto our National Board.   Jacinta, the co-founder of Anytime Fitness, founder of Human Kind Project and W1LL, has been a longtime investor and to date has mobilised $1.4 million for The Hunger Project’s work in ending hunger.  The Hunger Project Australia’s National Board Chair, Diane Grady AO said Jacinta’s experience and perspective will help The Hunger Project Australia to unlock new opportunities.   “One…

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Three stories of impact from India

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The Hunger Project is always trying to highlight the powerful impact of our global community in ending hunger. Across our work in India we have been creating COVID-resilient communities. Since then, our 550,000 trained local leaders on the ground have been in constant motion: assessing and re-assessing the ever-evolving challenges, and leveraging their collective leadership,…

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