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Animator Spotlight – Blair Wigham.

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When Blair journeyed with us to Uganda in 2016 as part of THP’s ‘2030 Leaders’ Leadership Immersion Program, he was inspired by the incredible actions and resilience of our village partners. Blair connected with the person he wanted to become and saw possibility to expand his horizons.   Whilst in Uganda, Blair was both heartbroken and yet at the same time encouraged…

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2020 Leadership Immersion Programs Update.

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Sadly, due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions, the tough decision was made to cancel or postpone all Leadership Immersion Programs and Investor trips for 2020 in order to protect the health and safety of our Animators and village partners around the world. Shortly after we made this decision, the Australian Government, along with many governments around the world,…

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Meet Hannah, your new Programs Coordinator.

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What initially inspired you to join THP?                                          Like many other Animators, I became connected to The Hunger Project through Business Chicks! In 2017, I heard Melanie, The Hunger Project Australia’s CEO, speak about THP’s work at Business Chicks ‘9 To Thrive’ conference. I immediately wanted to become involved after hearing the impact THP has…

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From the village frontlines.

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In light of our Leadership Immersion Programs being postponed and restrictions in place for face-to-face events, we are leveraging technology, creativity and our experts in the field to keep you up-to-date with all things THP.   In case you missed our first online session – From the ‘village frontlines’ – life under lockdown – THP’s COVID-19 Response…

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Life Under Lockdown — On the ‘village frontlines’ in India

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We hope you got a lot out of our discussion last night with Ruchi Yadav and Rachel Akehurst uncovering what life under lockdown in India is like, and how Elected Women are leveraging their years of leadership training with us on the village frontlines. “We have to be aware of the different layers of the pandemic. It’s a sum of different…

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Our CEO, Melanie Noden, on what COVID-19 means for people living in hunger.

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One of the things I’ve been reflecting on a lot over the last couple of months is that, although we all face a common challenge in COVID-19, the impact of the virus is going to play out very differently for each of us, depending on where we live in the world.   In Australia, we have one of the best healthcare systems in the world and the safety net of social welfare…

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From the ‘village frontlines’: Life under lockdown

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We were delighted to host an insightful and informative discussion between Rowlands Kaotcha (THP Global VP and Southern Africa Regional Director) and Diane Grady AM (Chair of The Hunger Project Australia) this week about life on the ‘village frontlines’ in the context of COVID-19. For those of you who weren’t able to join, you can catch up by watching the recording…

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An update on our response to COVID-19.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant challenges for the continuation and progress of The Hunger Project’s work throughout Africa, India and Bangladesh. Our innovative and integrated model of community-led development means that communities are empowered with the skills and knowledge needed to adapt and shift to challenging contexts and events with continued support and capacity…

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Meet Jessie.

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Jessie is 41 years old and lives in the Nsondole community in Malawi. Jessie and her husband have five children. “My number one vision is to educate my children,” she says. Jessie has been receiving farm input loans from The Hunger Project since 2017. With these loans, she has been able to purchase seeds to…

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Our WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Program.

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Adequate water, sanitation and hygiene is essential for human health. Each year, hundreds of thousands of adults and children die from diseases introduced via unsafe water, inadequate sanitation, or poor hygiene. Currently,  2.2 billion people around the world are currently living without access to a safe water source. As a result, water-borne diseases like diarrhea, cholera…

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