The Hunger Project Australia

The Hunger Project Australia

5 THP themed Christmas gifts that give back

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This festive season there are many ways you can give back to The Hunger Project. Some of our generous partners have come up with some amazing Christmas gifts that will suit everyone including those who are hardest to buy for. Decjuba THP Tote Bags – $9.95 Decjuba has done it again! They’ve created a simple…

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Introducing… The Hunger Project Australia Youth Board

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Jo and her mum Rachel Akehurst, who is on THPA’s National Board. We’re proud to announce the launch of The Hunger Project Australia’s Youth Board. We invited the Chair of the Youth Board, Jo Akehurst, to share why she’s excited to take on this role, and why she invites other young people to join her.…

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#It Takes A Village to send a girl to school

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When a girl is given the opportunity to go to school, everything changes. Like what changes, you ask? For a girl in Bangladesh education can:   However, a girl can’t do it on her own – it takes a village. Entire villages get together in the areas where The Hunger Project works in Bangladesh to…

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PROGRESS IS MADE WHEN WE ALL WORK TOGETHER: THE HUNGER PROJECT & THE 17 GLOBAL GOALS

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We’re clear that it will take more than The Hunger Project working alone to achieve the end of hunger. That’s why we were thrilled when the world’s leaders in 2015 agreed on 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The Global Goals confirmed what we’ve always known and advocated for – that hunger and poverty are…

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International Day of the Girl 2018

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Since 2000, Bangladesh has celebrated National Girl Child Day each September 30. It has been chosen as one day of the annual Children’s Rights Week. Actions are organised at both the national and local levels. In 2012, the United Nations officially designated October 11 as the first International Day of the Girl. For as long as girls are…

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Open Garden Weekend

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WHEN: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 October 10 am to 4 pm WHERE: 2 Pildra Avenue, St Ives TICKETS: $10 Entry Fee (at the door) 100% of proceeds go to The Hunger Project Australia. Additional donations are tax deductible. Plants, gifts, cakes and refreshments will be available for sale. Lisa White with a THP Village…

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Farmer by trade and tradition; generous by nature 

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The power of The Hunger Project is driven in large part by the generosity of investors in Australia and globally – strategically paired with the time and energy invested by our village partners. Ivan Halbert has been investing in THP consistently for more than 20 years, and recently gave his largest investment ever. We spoke to Ivan from his humble one-bedroom flat in Perth about his lifelong commitment to…

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Hitting new milestones

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190+ people over the past five years have raised more than $2.1 million through participating in THP’s unique individual leadership immersion programs in Uganda, Malawi, Senegal, Ghana, India and Bangladesh. Breaking the $2 million mark for the first time is cause for celebration! This is an enormous collective effort, and these funds translate into real,…

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Positive results in Bangladesh

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One of the programs run by THP in Bangladesh builds the capacity of elected women, focused on two core areas: 1) to challenge gender inequality and violence against women, and 2) enabling women to effectively participate in local politics. The program – called POWER for Political Participation for Women for Equal Rights – raises awareness…

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Stand with Rumi from Bangladesh

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Rumi is 14 years old and lives in rural Bangladesh. Each day on her way to school, she was being sexually harassed by older men. Her family was already struggling to pay her school fees, so the extra issue of the harassment pushed Rumi’s family to one day suddenly take her out of school and…

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