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Creating an equitable world: Nina Genikis

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“My vision for the world is equity. People being equal to other people. I want people to have the power that comes with knowing that they are not so completely different from the rest of the population. That is what really drives me and what I want to see in the world. One part of…

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Get to know our Youth Board: Thandie Masuku

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Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am a young design student from Sydney who hopes to move into the Graphic & Ceramic design fields upon graduating from my degree. I also work as a Key Leader at Lululemon in order to challenge my career development skills whilst I undergo and complete my studies.…

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Get to know our Youth Board: Georgie Owen

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1)    Tell us a little about yourself I love being with my beautiful family and friends. My top five values are belonging, love, self actualisation, ambition and enthusiasm. I am above average obsessed with food and this is something that initially drew me to THP – my relationship with food is a privilege and I wanted…

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What we’re reading and watching.

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Our team has been spending a little more time online lately, reading, watching and listening to new, inspiring content to connect with others around the country and the world, and to make sense of our collective experience of COVID-19 and our shared desire to shape a new future of Self-Reliance and dignity. Below is a list of our top picks, many of them featuring or created by members…

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The latest THP products to get your hands on.

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Throughout the pandemic, our amazing partners are as deeply committed as ever to create sustainable change for our village partners and raise much needed funds for The Hunger Project’s work.   Bared Footwear, a Melbourne-based, podiatrist-designed footwear brand, has launched the ‘Hornbill THP’ – a sneaker for all day comfort. $50 from every pair of sneakers sold will be invested in THP, supporting communities in Malawi as they take action to reach Self-Reliance.  Inclusive activewear brand BeKeane Healthy and Fit has launched THP crop tops and leggings so now you can get your exercise…

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Innovations arise during COVID-19 in our Program Countries.

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Hunger and poverty create the perfect storm for a disaster to take hold, and this has been proven throughout the pandemic. In India, the number of recorded COVID-19 cases has surpassed 5 million. There have been over 1 million cases across Africa, and more than 300,000 in Bangladesh. However, with inadequate testing and few health facilities, these numbers are likely to be much higher in reality, and the task of stopping the spread…

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New update: number of people living in hunger on the rise

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The number of people living in hunger is again on the rise. After a long period of decline, this is now the fifth year in a row that the number of people living in hunger is increasing. The 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report released in July 2020 explores the…

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Get to know our Youth Board: Alena Broesder

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Tell us a little bit about yourself: My name is Alena, I’m 27 and I work in finance in Sydney. I grew up in the country in Far North Queensland, so you’ll find me wearing a jumper all year round, as the weather is never quite warm enough for me down here. I love reading,…

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Elliott Watkins: Founder, Muselk and Executive Director, Click Management

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I like investing in The Hunger Project because I’d love to see a world that’s self-sustainable, where we don’t have to apply band-aid solutions onto problems as they arise but we create an environment where every community can support itself – to be able to deal with issues as they arise. The reason why I…

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Get to know our Youth Board: Jacquie Love

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Tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Jacquie and I founded a social enterprise called Secret Sisterhood after heading on a trip to India and discovering the horrific injustice of trafficking. We create jewellery that features our Sisterhood symbol of gender equality and then give 100% of the profits to women’s charities…

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