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Combating Malaria in Malawi 

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The Hunger Project has been working with partner organisations in Malawi to combat the spread of malaria since 2011.  Malaria remains one of the world’s leading killers. According to the World Health Organization, it claims the life of one child every two minutes. Progress has been made in limiting the scope of the disease in Africa. However,…

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K – Knowledge is power 

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“I found this program incredibly grounding, transportive and enlightening – I learnt as much from the group as I did from the village partners and for that I’m truly grateful.”  – Georgie Owen, Paralegal, Pinsent Masons  Work, exercise, family, friends, eat and sleep. It’s easy for us to fall into a pattern where nothing changes and we don’t challenge ourselves. …

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C – Courageous conversations 

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“Being in the villages and seeing how people live at a variety of stages of development allowed me to see, feel, smell and listen to the conditions that THP’s village partners live in.”  – Amanda White, Director of institutional content at Conexus Financial  Courageous conversations can lead to spectacular and even completely unforeseen outcomes. Sometimes…

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O – Opportunity to redefine your purpose 

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“The Hunger Project offers an opportunity of a lifetime to learn from inspiring individuals from all facets of life with one thing in common – change your mindset and you can achieve anything! A key lesson which has given me purpose both professionally and personally.” – Iman Harrak, General Manager, Randstad  A common thing we…

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L – Leadership in action 

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“The program reaffirmed what I think a true leader is. It has shown me the strength and power of leadership no matter where you’re from, where you are, or where you’re going.”  – Lauren Johnson, Medical student  Leadership can be defined in so many ways. For some, it’s about a title – CEO, CFO, Founder,…

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N – New possibilities 

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“The program is both humbling and inspiring. You get to see firsthand how the money raised is used, and what a tremendous difference your effort can make in rural communities. It will change the way you see the world. An opportunity like this does not come around often – if ever – so you’d be…

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U- Unlimited Potential

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“It was an experience that grew me in so many ways, a safe place to discover my full potential.”  – Prue Aja, Professional photographer | www.prueaja.com  When Prue began working as a photographer, she knew it was important to work with people whose values aligned with her own.   “I knew the bigger picture was to…

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Inspiring Lessons from our Changemakers Series: Finding Your Voice

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On a cold winter morning in Melbourne on Wednesday, 60 people braved the weather to attend our latest Changemakers Series event. It was a morning of breakfast, networking and conversation with panel speaker guests Tessa Sullivan, former politician and sexual harassment advocate; Tanya Southey, expert in helping people and organisations realise their potential; and our…

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This village forest is in danger of disappearing forever

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Imagine spending hours every day in the forest gathering food for your family and fodder for livestock.  Now imagine that, one day, the forest is gone. What would you do?  For the women of Uttarakhand, the forest is an important symbol of life and part of the everyday culture to which they are strongly connected – and…

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What if you were told you were worthless?

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  What if I told you that, in an economic sense, you’re worthless? In Uttarakhand, systemic discrimination tells women they hold less value than men.     Widows are left destitute after their husbands die because pensions aren’t distributed to women properly. Mothers are forced to leave the workforce after they give birth to become full-time, stay-at-home parents, giving up their…

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