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Celebrating Earth Day 2016: Trees for Earth

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This Earth Day, The Hunger Project stands with billions of others around the world to celebrate the earth and advocate for a protected, valued and sustainable environment for the future. The theme of this year’s Earth Day, “Trees for the Earth,” sets the goal of planting 7.8 billion trees over the next five years. This year…

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Meet our new CEO, Melanie Noden

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Ending hunger by 2030 is an enormous task, but the National Board of The Hunger Project Australia has found the perfect woman for the job, to succeed the long-standing visionary CEO Cathy Burke and further the incredible work she has achieved. Melanie Noden’s vision and aspiration for the organisation will carry The Hunger Project Australia…

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Our Corporate Leadership Immersion Program in India

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At the end of March, The Hunger Project and our long-term corporate partner, Sovereign Insurance (NZ), embarked on a transformational one-week Leadership Immersion Program in the Chattarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, India. Our group including 20 Sovereign staff members from all areas of the organisation spent three days in the field, visiting some of the poorest Panchayats (villages)…

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Vision in action in Mexico

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Via Millie Allbon, our Director of Programs and Partnerships “Having just returned from Mexico where I have seen the work of The Hunger Project in action, I saw first hand the ‘power’ of a clear vision. I visited Genova, a remote, rural indigenous village located on top of a steep mountain, that only last year turned the…

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Soap making entrepreneurs

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These women are from our Matsekope Epicentre in Ghana. They have a soap making business together. They’ve taken a collective microfinance loan from The Hunger Project to run their business and they put the profits back into the business or divide them up to help support their families. Mostly, they sell their products at the local market.…

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Miracle Tree Combats Malnutrition in Africa

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Often called “the miracle tree,” moringa offers benefits far greater than your average tree because its leaves are packed with more vitamins and minerals than most foods we know. The tree is extremely rich in protein, vitamins A, B and C and other minerals that are key to combating malnutrition. Eaten as a vegetable course during meals,moringa…

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Increasing Crop Profits In Africa

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Did you know that turning peanuts into peanut butter yields a ten-fold increase in profit? That’s why The Hunger Project trains farmers to add value to their crops. Another of our strategies is to bring farmers together in collectives so they can offer produce at a scale that attracts the attention of bigger customers. For…

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