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Life Under Lockdown — On the ‘village frontlines’ in India

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We hope you got a lot out of our discussion last night with Ruchi Yadav and Rachel Akehurst uncovering what life under lockdown in India is like, and how Elected Women are leveraging their years of leadership training with us on the village frontlines. “We have to be aware of the different layers of the pandemic. It’s a sum of different…

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Our CEO, Melanie Noden, on what COVID-19 means for people living in hunger.

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One of the things I’ve been reflecting on a lot over the last couple of months is that, although we all face a common challenge in COVID-19, the impact of the virus is going to play out very differently for each of us, depending on where we live in the world.   In Australia, we have one of the best healthcare systems in the world and the safety net of social welfare…

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From the ‘village frontlines’: Life under lockdown

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We were delighted to host an insightful and informative discussion between Rowlands Kaotcha (THP Global VP and Southern Africa Regional Director) and Diane Grady AM (Chair of The Hunger Project Australia) this week about life on the ‘village frontlines’ in the context of COVID-19. For those of you who weren’t able to join, you can catch up by watching the recording…

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An update on our response to COVID-19.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant challenges for the continuation and progress of The Hunger Project’s work throughout Africa, India and Bangladesh. Our innovative and integrated model of community-led development means that communities are empowered with the skills and knowledge needed to adapt and shift to challenging contexts and events with continued support and capacity…

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Meet Jessie.

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Jessie is 41 years old and lives in the Nsondole community in Malawi. Jessie and her husband have five children. “My number one vision is to educate my children,” she says. Jessie has been receiving farm input loans from The Hunger Project since 2017. With these loans, she has been able to purchase seeds to…

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Our WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Program.

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Adequate water, sanitation and hygiene is essential for human health. Each year, hundreds of thousands of adults and children die from diseases introduced via unsafe water, inadequate sanitation, or poor hygiene. Currently,  2.2 billion people around the world are currently living without access to a safe water source. As a result, water-borne diseases like diarrhea, cholera…

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How our partners are connecting people and communities for purpose.

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We are proud to partner with so many wonderful, dedicated businesses for the end of hunger. During this challenging time, our partners are responding to COVID-19, displaying their resilience and are continuing to connect the community. Here are what some of our partners are doing whilst continuing to deliver to customers, all the while staying…

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World Water Day

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Every year, on March 22, we celebrate World Water Day by raising awareness about water-related issues and inspiring people to take action and make a difference. Water is fundamentally important to human survival and inextricably linked with the health of the environment and the economy. We are so fortunate to have access to clean water,…

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A message from our CEO.

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How we can all stick together globally. To all of you in our Hunger Project community,  I know we often say ‘I hope you’re well’, but right now I mean it more than ever! I am, like you, concerned about the safety and wellbeing of my immediate family, friends and the whole THP community. At…

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How we’re continuing our work in Africa, Bangladesh, India and Latin America.

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Although we don’t know to what extent yet, we do know that COVID-19 will have some level of impact on our partners in rural, remote villages globally. So many people around the world, especially in THP communities, rely on a small daily income to survive day to day, so staying at home is sometimes not…

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