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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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Get to know our Youth Board: Mel Sharpe

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m Mel! I’m Group Operations Director at our company Food Equity Group.  I love food, wine, being creative and will obsessively pat every dog I see walking by me! 2) Why did you choose to join THPA’s Youth Board? After returning from a Business Chicks Immersion Trip to Senegal…

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Get to know our Youth Board: Matt Akehurst

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Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am 22-year-old Western Australian who moved to Sydney in 2015 to study at The University of Sydney. I’m currently in my final semester of a bachelor of commerce and science and have aspirations of studying medicine in 2021. Outside of my passion for the complexity of the…

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Meet Kaushalya Bisht

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Sustainability, Interconnectedness, Decentralisation. Kaushalya Bisht is an Elected Women Representative from Uttarakhand, India, a remote region at the foothills of the Himalayas. The Hunger Project worked with her to develop the skills she needs to make change for her community as a representative through our SWEEP program (Strengthening Women’s Empowerment through Electoral Processes). As part…

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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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