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A message from our CEO

To our valued supporters, In the last month I have met so many inspiring women from across Australia who are bold and think big and who and who want to transform their world. They have all joined Unleashed Women – a powerful global movement empowering women to end hunger. We all flourish when we lift…

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How Beti’s leadership is saving lives

Beti Saket is an Elected Woman Representative in one of the most marginalised communities in India. When she was first elected to council, she found it difficult to make an impact. Every time she put forward a development proposal, a powerful lobby group pressured her to pay them a commission and regularly threatened to complain.…

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How Louise’s life has changed in five years

When we first met Louise five years ago, she shared with us how The Hunger Project had given her the confidence to be a leader in her community. Thanks to a microfinance loan, she had just started a business selling fruit, corn and peanuts and had big dreams for the future. Five years on, when…

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2030 Leaders: A Ugandan trip of a lifetime

TAKING PART IN 2030 LEADERS HAS BEEN A VERY ENRICHING PROCESS, BOTH PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY. It is an experience I will remember for the remainder of my life. Over the course of our week in Uganda, we moved from place to place, visiting The Hunger Project’s Epicentres at various stages of sustainability. I’m sure most…

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Clean water and sanitation saves lives

Unclean water supplies and poor sanitation are still amongst the biggest threats to many peoples’ health in developing regions.  With up to 950 million people worldwide still practicing open defecation and up to 2.5 billion people living without adequate sanitation, vast improvements are yet to be made. In India, 80% of disease in rural areas…

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EmPOWER Girls: Emergency response and resilience planning

Every year, the world celebrates International Day of the Girl Child on October 11 — a day to celebrate the world’s 1.1 billion girls as a source of power, energy and creativity. Each and every girl teems with the potential to create a sustainable environment that is better for everyone. When girls are able to…

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Strong, Peaceful Communities in the Face of Rising Hunger

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

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

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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