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Our 2016 Annual Report

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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

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“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

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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

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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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Announcing the launch of the Decjuba THP t-shirts

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Decjuba x THP t-shirts. The t-shirts are available for purchase in black and gold or black and white in-store or via the link here. All of the proceeds from this limited edition t-shirt will go towards The Hunger Project’s work empowering women to end hunger. A…

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Mohan’s Story

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“I went to work to break stones, while my son was at home dying.” Mohan Mohan is from a poor village in the north of India, five hours walk from a main road. He lives with his family in a small mud hut. At night they sleep side by side, on a torn plastic mat…

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One small habit influential leaders know has BIG Impact

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In late March I had the great privilege to facilitate a leadership immersion trip with Millie Allbon for The Hunger Project Australia and Human Kind Project to Malawi. Whilst many people think I must be over there building huts or similar popularised views of what westerners do in Africa, the leadership immersion programs are quite…

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Celebrating Earth Day 2017: Environmental and Climate Literacy!

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The Hunger Project celebrates Earth Day on April 22, 2017. Earth Day is a call to action for the global community to address climate change, foster a sustainable, healthy environment and protect our planet for future generations. This year, the Earth Day theme is “Environmental and Climate Literacy.” Education is the key to progress. The…

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WHAT WE ACHIEVED TOGETHER IN 2016

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IN 2016 ALONE, YOU ENABLED THE HUNGER PROJECT TO: Train 107,283 people through our Women’s Empowerment Program in Africa. Reach 141,874 people in Bangladesh about the negative impacts of child marriage to stop this harmful, traditional practice that keeps girls out of school. Support 14,065 elected women in India to join forces as effective, respected…

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SARA CAN NOW FEED HER CHILDREN EVERY DAY

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HOW MICROFINANCE IS ENDING HUNGER AND TRANSFORMING LIVES IN MALAWI Sara knows the heartache of poverty and hunger all too well. It used to be a daily struggle to provide her two children with even one meal a day. Too often they had to go without. The small income she earned from her fritters business…

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