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World Food Day 2021: The joy of providing food for your family 

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Margret is a volunteer leader – or Animator – at The Hunger Project’s Oruka community in Uganda, and a proud mother of 11 children. In a recent conversation with us, Margret shared how partnering with The Hunger Project shifted and expanded her mindset. For Margret and her family, exorbitant land rental meant that the family…

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Day of the Girl 2021

What girls in Ghana have to say about International Day of the Girl 

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Girls are at the core of so much of what we do at The Hunger Project. 11 October marks International Day of the Girl, a day we celebrate the power, resilience and potential of millions of girls across the world. We spoke to five girls from Ghana, aged between 13 and 16 about their hopes, dreams and ambitions.  …

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Jacinta McDonell Joins The Hunger Project Australia’s National Board 

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The Hunger Project Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacinta McDonell onto our National Board.   Jacinta, the co-founder of Anytime Fitness, founder of Human Kind Project and W1LL, has been a longtime investor and to date has mobilised $1.4 million for The Hunger Project’s work in ending hunger.  The Hunger Project Australia’s National Board Chair, Diane Grady AO said Jacinta’s experience and perspective will help The Hunger Project Australia to unlock new opportunities.   “One…

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Three stories of impact from India

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A few months ago, we ran a campaign for creating COVID-resilient communities. Since then, our 550,000 trained local leaders on the ground have been in constant motion: assessing and re-assessing the ever-evolving challenges, and leveraging their collective leadership, resilience and resources to design and deliver local solutions for a COVID-safe future. Given good news stories…

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New Report Confirms 811 Million People Living In Hunger 

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The UN-led 2021 ‘State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World’ Report finds that up to 811 million people globally are living in hunger amid the pandemic.  It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted progress towards many of the Sustainable Development Goals, including ending hunger. In fact, it’s looking more likely that the world won’t reach these goals any time…

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July updates on the COVID-19 situation in our Program Countries 

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More than 18 months after COVID-19 emerged as a once in a lifetime, worldwide challenge, the pandemic is still an ongoing concern in all our Program Countries across Africa, India and Bangladesh, as well as in our offices in Australia.  The Hunger Project Australia is in regular communication with our teams on the ground, delivering updates from our…

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The 5 nuggets of gold from our conversation with Ruchi Yadav

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On 22 June, 2021 we recorded an insightful and thought-provoking conversation with THP-India’s Ruchi Yadav. We got so much out of hearing Ruchi share about the harsh realities of life in India right now, and how THP’s unique approach to shifting mindsets and partnering with local leaders is proving successful in protecting the most vulnerable…

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Empower 550,000 trained local leaders to build COVID-resilient communities

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The second wave of COVID-19 in India is ravaging the ill-equipped rural areas with ferocity and devastating consequences. Leveraging our 20 years of experience in rural India, The Hunger Project is working with our powerful cadre of elected women leaders responsible for 6.4 million people across 1,400 panchayats (local council areas). THP’s highly trained women leaders in India are already in…

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COVID-19 and India. In Conversation with THP-India’s Ruchi Yadav

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Although it may seem that COVID-19 in India has momentarily disappeared from our daily news cycle, the country’s enormous challenges haven’t gone away; in fact, beyond the immediate health and economic impacts, the secondary and long-lasting social issues are now coming into clear focus, including rising hunger and poverty, domestic violence, child marriage, trafficking and…

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Highlighting our partnership with Hey Tiger

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From time to time we shine a spotlight on our incredible partners. Today we are highlighting the delicious and generous Hey Tiger chocolate! Despite the challenges we all faced across 2020, Hey Tiger’s ongoing commitment to The Hunger Project and the work we’re doing with cocoa farming communities in Ghana remains an inspiration to us.…

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