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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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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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