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A TABLE TO END HUNGER – VALENTINE’S BIDDING NOW OPEN

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It can be hard to get a table at your favourite restaurant on Valentine’s Day, one of the busiest nights of the year on the dining-out calendar. If you haven’t booked a table weeks or months in advance, it can be almost impossible to find a reservation anywhere. We’ve reserved tables at 140 of the most…

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Empowering women with financial freedom

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Microfinancing programs provide a powerful platform from our village partners can transform their lives. They are empowered with knowledge and training about effective savings and credit practices, before they’re given access to microfinance loans that traditional banking systems usually deny those living in developing areas. With as little as $60, we can provide one woman,…

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‘HIV Animators’ reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa

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According to UNAIDS, more than 36 million people in the world are living with HIV/AIDS. It is estimated that half of those people are unaware of their HIV status. In order to stop the spread of the disease, reduce the incidence of related deaths and remove stigma, it is essential that effective educational programs are…

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Health Care and Vaccination – preventing deadly disease

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Health clinics within our Epicentre communities are providing essential vaccinations to protect children against life-threatening diseases that are entirely preventable. Without vaccination, tens of thousands of children die every year from diseases like malaria, pneumonia, diphtheria, meningitis, whooping cough and more. In Benin alone, approximately 30,000 children die every year from diseases that could have…

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EMPOWERED WOMEN OF INDIA – LEADING CHANGE

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Women’s roles as village council (Panchayat) leaders, is transforming the way people live in India. Although they often have much adversity to overcome – due to social conditioning and attitudes around gender – women are emerging as powerful leaders motivated by a desire to provide better lives for their families and communities. When women are…

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CREATING A UNITED VISION OF SELF-RELIANCE

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The pathway to self-reliance is paved by unity, information and empowerment. When people living in hunger and poverty are inspired by a united vision of a healthier future, and when they are educated to understand how they can achieve this, the wheels of change begin to turn. When people are empowered to become the solution…

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A message from our CEO

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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

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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

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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

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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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