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How to partner with a not-for-profit in addition to investing

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There are other ways to give to a not-for-profit in addition to monetary investment. Everybody has something they can contribute. Essentially, there are two main ways you can give to a not-for-profit on top of a financial investment — they are time and skills. There is lots of work to be done by organisations who…

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Thank you for joining Badiul for ‘From the village frontlines in Bangladesh’.

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We hope you found the discussion between Dr. Badiul Majumdar and Deborah Protter insightful, uncovering what life under lockdown in Bangladesh is like and how THP’s unique approach to unleashing people’s potential has created the foundations for stopping the spread of COVID-19 in rural villages. “If The Hunger Project’s strategy was replicated throughout [Bangladesh] then COVID-19 could be under control in 4 weeks.” — Dr. Mushtuq Husain, an advisor to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Bangladesh. For…

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Meet Mr. Henderson

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We met Mr. Henderson on the Unlock Leadership Immersion Program in Malawi in November 2019.    Mr Henderson is 22 years old and is from Nsondole Epicentre. After receiving training from an Animator (local volunteer leader) trained by The Hunger Project, Mr Henderson began planting seeds in his garden.    Now, he proudly grows beans, peas, Chinese vegetables and…

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Thanks to you, we far exceeded our COVID-19 fundraising goal.

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You reached out and helped raise $302,345! We asked you to stay in to activate The Hunger Project’s 500,000 highly trained community leaders on the ‘village frontlines’ of this pandemic to reach out to 16.5 million people in their communities. Your generosity truly blew us away! Collectively, you invested an incredible $302,345. At a time where we know you are all navigating your own challenges, you were expansive in…

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Ending hunger is our responsibility

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Words by Irene Ssentongo, Head of Programs at The Hunger Project Uganda. The 2019 Global Hunger Index (GHI) indicates that the level of hunger and undernutrition worldwide falls within the moderate and serious categories. With a score of 30.6, Uganda suffers from a level of hunger that is classified as serious. Uganda produces more food…

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An Update on our COVID-19 Response

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Our COVID-19 response In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the core tenets of The Hunger Project’s work are as relevant as ever. Our long-term work promoting local leadership, strong systems, and resilience are all critical as communities navigate the health, economic and social impacts of COVID-19. The Hunger Project has mobilised 500,000 trained, local…

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Why Women are Key to Ending Hunger

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By Rita Sarin, Global Vice President and Country Director of The Hunger Project India. As a development practitioner working in the field of social development for over 40 years, I am convinced that women-focussed and women-centred strategies are key to ending hunger, poverty and inequity across the globe. Why do I say so? Let us…

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Flourish In The Next Phase – with Kemi Nekvapil

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“It is up to communities to drive the change they wish to see in the world.” – Kemi Nekvapil. We were so honoured to host a THP Leadership Workshop ‘Flourish In The Next Phase’ with Kemi Nekvapil. A huge thank you to Kemi who facilitated a thought-provoking session, and to everyone who joined for contributing…

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Animators Rise To The COVID-19 Challenge

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Many of you have been curious to hear about how your fellow Animators and Elected Women have been responding to the pandemic. You know better than most people the kinds of challenges they are facing – lack of access to clean water and sanitation, illiteracy and misinformation, long distances from health facilities and more. All…

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 Reflecting on lessons learnt.

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COVID-19 has impacted everyone’s lives in ways we could not have predicted. Over the past few weeks, we have had the pleasure of connecting with Animators in our community to hear how lessons learnt on our Leadership Programs are still resonating with them today – specifically in these unprecedented and uncertain times.     The 3 recurring themes of…

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