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Roger Massy-Greene announced as new Global Board Member

Roger Massy-Greene, long time The Hunger Project Australia National Board member and investor, has been appointed as a new member of The Hunger Project’s Global Board of Directors. Sheree Stomberg, Chair, The Hunger Project Governance, Nominating, and Human Resources Committee announced the appointment on 3 May 2016. Roger has been an investor for more than a…

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Ghana Epicentres Achieve Targets for Self-Reliance

In eight countries of Africa, our Epicentre Strategy mobilises clusters of rural villages into “epicentres,” which band together 5,000-15,000 people to create a dynamic centre where communities are mobilised for action to meet their basic needs. This strategy is designed to partner with communities over a period of about eight years after which they graduate to a phase of “sustainable…

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Celebrating Earth Day 2016: Trees for Earth

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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A Date Change and an Exciting New Development

We have a new and exciting development in our 2030 Leaders Program and this news has given us a big and bold reason to shift our 2030 Leaders Program to 13th – 19th November 2016. Our mission at The Hunger Project is to bring about the end of hunger. Our work in Uganda has presented us…

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Meet our new CEO, Melanie Noden

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

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) in…

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Challenge your assumptions

The dates have been locked in for our first Rethinking What’s Possible workshops for 2016. These workshops will challenge your assumptions and give you the opportunity to see how questioning your own beliefs can result in extraordinary outcomes. This is an interactive session that will explore cutting-edge lessons in leadership through the inspiring stories of our village…

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A Table To End Hunger launches!

BID FOR A TABLE. EMPOWER OTHERS TO PUT FOOD ON THEIRS. Eat at Australia’s top restaurants without having to wait months for a table. We’ve reserved tables at the most sought after restaurants during their busiest times — and via ‘A Table To End Hunger’ you can bid on these reservations to dine the very…

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Say hello to our new Global Leader of Partnerships, Cathy Burke!

We’re excited to announce that our CEO, Cathy Burke, will be expanding her influence and leadership within The Hunger Project by taking on the role of Global Leader, Partnerships. In this role, Cathy will focus on building key partnerships and creating collaboration opportunities with international leaders, entrepreneurs and corporations for ending hunger by 2030. Cathy…

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We have the power to create the future

I’m a big fan of small actions. An action like talking to a particular person about a business idea, or writing your dream job down on paper can transform into a new entrepreneurial venture or a new career path. Our actions have global influence too. What I do in Australia could be the catalyst for…

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