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Our 2030 Leaders program has just returned from Uganda where they attended the Kiruhura self-reliance celebrations. Kiruhura achieved its self-reliance targets in November – meaning the community has demonstrated the confidence, capacity and skills to act as agents of their own development. Some key highlights of Kiruhura’s achievements are: Kiruhura has one of the highest Women’s Empowerment Index…

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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia Corporate Leadership Immersion Program in India

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The Hunger Project Australia CEO, Melanie Noden, has just returned from India where she led a group of Executives from Commonwealth Bank of Australia on a Corporate Leadership Immersion Program. Melanie has shared the inspiring story of Basanti Gameti with us. “I met Basanti at the Tulsi Sadhana Sikhar (Training Centre). She is 23 years old and…

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The Huffington Post and The Unleashed Women movement

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The Huffington Post has published an article on The Unleashed Women movement featuring Ambassador and Business Chicks CEO, Olivia Ruello. “In a world obsessed with overnight startup sensations and the latest article to go viral on LinkedIn, participating in meaningful leadership development with real life connections often gets pushed aside… Ruello is among a group…

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Celebrating International Day of the Girl

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We believe that achieving gender equality is absolutely essential for a better future for all, free from hunger. The complete empowerment of women and girls is not only crucial to improving the lives of families and communities, but it is also key to creating sustainable change globally. That’s why today we’re celebrating International Day of…

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Mumbrella features the Unleashed Women movement

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Mumbrella, an online platform featuring everything under Australia’s media and marketing umbrella, has published a story about the Unleashed Women movement. “The Australian branch of global NGO The Hunger Project has launched a new movement mobilising Australian women to empower women globally to end their own hunger by 2030. The campaign, Unleashed Women, asks Australian women to…

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The Unleashed Women movement- Get Involved!

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The Hunger Project Australia is proud to officially launch the world’s first female-led movement to end hunger by 2030: Unleashed Women. We created this powerful movement for women who are looking for connection, purpose, meaning, leadership and laughter. Women like you, your partners, daughters, sisters, girlfriends and colleagues. Watch the Unleashed Women movement video here! Empowering women is key…

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Participate in Our Virtual Trip to Ghana!

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Have you ever wanted to go on an investor trip with The Hunger Project, or have been on one and would like to go again? If yes, now you can without leaving the comfort of your home or office. During this week, you will join over 30 investors and staff of The Hunger Project who…

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Empowering Women as Key Change Agents

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Women bear almost all responsibility for meeting basic needs of the family, yet are systematically denied the resources, information and freedom of action they need to fulfill this responsibility. The vast majority of the world’s poor are women. Two-thirds of the world’s illiterate population are female. Of the millions of school age children not in…

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Our 2015 Annual Report is online!

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The Hunger Project Australia’s Annual Report for 2015 has been published online here. It’s a great wrap up of the collective impact made by Australian investors in the past year. We have also recognised all investors who gave more than $1,000 in 2015 within the report – see page 25! Thank you to everyone who…

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Video highlights from our Vision to Action Workshop in Sydney

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On World Hunger Day we held a special Vision to Action Workshop and Panel with some of Australia’s most innovative entrepreneurs as part of Vivid Sydney. The dates for our upcoming national Vision to Action workshops will be announced shortly so stay tuned. In the meantime, watch the video below for the workshop highlights!  

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