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Stopping as Success — Mbale Epicentre Community Celebrates Self-Reliance.

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Although stopping may not always be seen as a mark of success, there are some cases where The Hunger Project knows that we have reached success when we do stop. As our Epicentre communities in Africa reach Self-Reliance, we can begin to exit the community. The Hunger Project continues to monitor and evaluate Self-Reliant communities…

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Jeremy Meltzer on his trip to Bangladesh.

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Jeremy Meltzer is the Founder of i=change, a tech platform for online retailers that makes it simple for brands to give back to women’s empowerment projects with every sale. So far, i=change has donated an incredible $111,169 (and counting) to The Hunger Project’s programs empowering women and girls in Bangladesh via 23 brand partnerships.  Jeremy…

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On the campaign trail in India.

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Rajasthan recently wrapped up the local council election season in January 2020. Women stepped out to exercise their rights as equal citizens, both as candidates (old and new) and informed voters. The participation of women in the election process continues to steadily rise. It is mandated by law in India that one-third of all seats…

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New Faces of THP.

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We are thrilled to introduce a few new faces in our Hunger Project community who have come aboard the team for the end of hunger. Griff Morris Griff Morris has invested significantly in The Hunger Project’s (THP) mission to educate and empower women which has led to an investment for over 34 years both personally…

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#EachForEqual — International Women’s Day.

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This International Women’s Day, are you for equal? The theme for International Women’s Day was #EachForEqual, and our THP community took a stand for equality. Check out the video below!  

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Empowering women is more important than ever in the face of climate change

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We know that climate change has caused levels of people living in chronic hunger to rise since 2015. Women are likely to feel the effects of climate change and reduced supply even more profoundly than their male counterparts as social conditions force them to accept less of diminishing resources. As the primary providers of food…

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Taking action towards the global goals

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Five years ago, world leaders agreed on 17 global goals to be achieved by 2o3o. Now that it’s 2020, we have one decade left to take action as a collective and achieve the global goals to end poverty, fix inequality and fight climate change. We will continue focusing on making an impact on hunger and…

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How The Hunger Project is working to combat climate change.

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The Hunger Project’s mission is to end hunger by 2030 through sustainable, holistic solutions. Due to climate change, levels of people living in hunger have been on the rise since 2015. Understanding how climate change affects the communities where we work is critical to provide the resources and capacity-building needed to better prepare the communities…

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Bizuhaye Terefe Goes Back to School

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Originally published by The Hunger Project Nederland. In the North Shoha region of Ethiopia, The Hunger Project is actively working with the Her Choice alliance to end of child marriages and enabling girls to re-enrol in school. Often, these are girls who have dropped out of school after a child marriage or teenage pregnancy. The Hunger Project empowers…

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Our year in numbers

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Our year in numbers around the world     15.9 million people reached across 12,900 communities 41 Epicentre communities now self-reliant – home to 700,000 people! 444,000 Animators trained to lead change in their communities $80 million savings in our Microfinance loan program in Africa 1 million children vaccinated against preventable diseases See more in our 2018 Annual Report    Our year in numbers in Australia…

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