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Unleashed Women taking action

The stories below are just a couple examples of how Unleashed Women are taking action to help their sisters around the globe become empowered women. All of the funds raised through Unleashed Women go towards education and healthcare programs – focused on ending child marriage, maternal and child health and microfinancing. Shri Unleashed captured the…

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International Youth Day 2017: Youth Building Peace

“Today’s young people can help realize the sustainable development goals. Youth face many challenges, including poverty, conflicts and unemployment. But young people are not simply accepting this as their fate. They are rising up to challenge power structures… speaking out for justice and human rights … and advocating global action for people and the planet.”-…

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Unleashed Women is BACK!

We’re proud to launch Unleashed Women for 2017. It’s back bigger and better – and truly global, with women joining from the US, UK, New Zealand, Europe and more! This powerful global movement empowers women to end hunger – will you join us? Together with you, we believe we can achieve our goal of raising…

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Girls Change Tracks: A journey to empower women and girls

#GirlsChangeTracks is an awesome new initiative from our colleagues at The Hunger Project India. The initiative will see a group of young visionary women travel via train from India’s state of Bihar to the state of Rajasthan. On this special journey, the girls will engage in conversations and learning activities with young women and girls from Rajasthan,…

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WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA EMPOWERED TO END THEIR OWN INEQUALITY AND HUNGER

In 2016, 107,283 volunteers participated in our ‘Women’s Empowerment’ program and have become village leaders equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to promote the rights of women and girls within their communities. By placing women at the centre of our programs, we aim to end deeply embedded cycles of hunger and inequality which have resulted…

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395,000 LOCALLY TRAINED VOLUNTEERS LEADING THE WAY TO CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

Together with the invaluable support of our investors, we have been successful in mobilising 395,000 locally trained volunteers globally – all of whom are dedicated to ending poverty and hunger within their communities. We know that the people living in communities afflicted by poverty and hunger are key to providing solutions to the issues they…

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Our 2016 Annual Report

Thanks to each and every one of our generous investors and our incredible village partners around the world, we were able to reach AMAZING milestones in 2016!   A few highlights include:  10 Epicentre communities of 150,836 people across Africa achieved their targets for self-reliance. 3,339 local volunteer leaders trained in Bangladesh who collectively reached 141,874…

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With safe storage, Mbale food bank promotes food security

“It’s hard to find a family with bad quality grain these days. Families keep their maize, sorghum and millet in the food bank and are able to use it while it’s still good,” says Joyce Nakato, a Community Development Officer in Mbale, Uganda. Joyce is referring to the storage facility that is part of The…

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NEW STUDY SAYS UGANDA FARMER FIELD SCHOOLS PROMOTE CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE

The Hunger Project Uganda and researchers from Makerere University have published a new study that shows the efficacy of Farmer Field Schools in empowering farmers to adapt to climate change. The researchers studied farmers in the Kiboga District of Uganda, an area characterized by unreliable rainfall. The study found that Farmer Field Schools were an effective…

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World Hunger Day 2017: The Hidden Causes of Hunger

Today, we are celebrating the seventh annual World Hunger Day! World Hunger Day aims to raise awareness of global hunger and to inspire people around the world to be a part of the solution. Did you know that, worldwide, there are 795 million people who are chronically hungry? Contrary to popular belief, the causes of…

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