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July updates on the COVID-19 situation in our Program Countries 

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More than 18 months after COVID-19 emerged as a once in a lifetime, worldwide challenge, the pandemic is still an ongoing concern in all our Program Countries across Africa, India and Bangladesh, as well as in our offices in Australia.  The Hunger Project Australia is in regular communication with our teams on the ground, delivering updates from our…

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The 5 nuggets of gold from our conversation with Ruchi Yadav

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On 22 June, 2021 we recorded an insightful and thought-provoking conversation with THP-India’s Ruchi Yadav. We got so much out of hearing Ruchi share about the harsh realities of life in India right now, and how THP’s unique approach to shifting mindsets and partnering with local leaders is proving successful in protecting the most vulnerable…

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Empower 550,000 trained local leaders to build COVID-resilient communities

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The second wave of COVID-19 in India is ravaging the ill-equipped rural areas with ferocity and devastating consequences. Leveraging our 20 years of experience in rural India, The Hunger Project is working with our powerful cadre of elected women leaders responsible for 6.4 million people across 1,400 panchayats (local council areas). THP’s highly trained women leaders in India are already in…

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COVID-19 and India. In Conversation with THP-India’s Ruchi Yadav

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Although it may seem that COVID-19 in India has momentarily disappeared from our daily news cycle, the country’s enormous challenges haven’t gone away; in fact, beyond the immediate health and economic impacts, the secondary and long-lasting social issues are now coming into clear focus, including rising hunger and poverty, domestic violence, child marriage, trafficking and…

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Highlighting our partnership with Hey Tiger

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From time to time we shine a spotlight on our incredible partners. Today we are highlighting the delicious and generous Hey Tiger chocolate! Despite the challenges we all faced across 2020, Hey Tiger’s ongoing commitment to The Hunger Project and the work we’re doing with cocoa farming communities in Ghana remains an inspiration to us.…

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The Hunger Project Choose to Challenge with Lululemon

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This is an article that Sivanjana Kathiravel, The Hunger Project Australia’s Head of Partnerships, wrote for Lululemon on International Women’s Day on the theme of ‘choose to challenge’.  You know that feeling when you’re in your flow at yoga? There’s a collective, charged energy in the air; it seems everyone in the room is in…

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How The Hunger Project Chooses to Challenge

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The Hunger Project Australia is celebrating one of our favourite days on the calendar – International Women’s Day! This year’s theme is “Choose to Challenge” which aligns so beautifully with THP’s work challenging the status quo about what people – particularly women – are capable of when their potential and leadership is unlocked and unleashed.…

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Elected Women on COVID-19 Frontlines in India

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A new report from our partners at The Hunger Project India explores the power of local leadership in a time of crisis, highlighting the need for locally empower women leaders. The global COVID-19 pandemic has re-emphasised the need for community-level decision-making and access to accurate information during a public health crisis. It’s abundantly clear that…

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You helped us raise $126,690 – thank you! 👍

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Together we raised $126,690! Our Christmas campaign officially closed on Sunday, and so now we’re excited to announce that with your collective generosity, we raised $126,690 to enable our village partners in Africa, India and Bangladesh to bring their visions of a different 2021 to life. Thank you! With your support, this year will be a time of hope and new beginnings and a chance for us all to breathe life and energy back…

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Welcoming new Global CEO, Tim Prewitt!

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This is an announcement shared by The Hunger Project Global Office. The Hunger Project is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tim Prewitt, an international executive with more than 25 years of experience in the development and private sector, as President and CEO. Tim brings a deep commitment to community development, gender equity and empowering…

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