The Hunger Project Australia

The Hunger Project Australia

Global Investor Report 2017

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We are thrilled to share with you our 2017 Global Investor Report. You can now download the report and read it in full. Melanie Noden, CEO of The Hunger Project Australia, says she is pleased to release the report. “I’m thrilled to present to you our Global Investor Report showing the incredible impact your investment…

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7 myths about world hunger

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Hunger is not just about food. On World Hunger Day we are going to do some myth-busting and expose 7 misconceptions about world hunger. Myth #1: Hunger is just a problem of not having enough food. Fact: Hunger is a complex challenge that occurs when people lack the opportunity to earn enough income, to be…

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What is your Board’s vision for The Hunger Project?

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At THP’s National Conference on 17 May, the people leading our work around Australia – the Chairs of our Boards – shared what their vision is for their own Board for the end of hunger. The theme of the day was about planting the seeds for THP’s next five years, with each of the Chairs…

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How being involved in The Hunger Project fulfils our personal values

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At THP’s National Conference on 17 May, the Chairs of our Boards shared how their personal values get fulfilled through being involved in THP.     “I felt like I’d found a family that shared my values.” -Trista Brohier (QLD Board)   “I get to help people be the best they can be. Also, people…

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Five minutes with THP Global CEO, Suzanne Mayo Frindt

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Suzanne Mayo Frindt joined The Hunger Project as President & CEO in May 2017. THP UK sat down with Suzanne to chat about her journey to The Hunger Project and the transformative work undertaken by The Hunger Project and our partners. *** Tell us about your journey to The Hunger Project. How did you become…

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Ending child marriage in Bangladesh

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The Hunger Project Bangladesh recently led a community-wide event to raise awareness of the harmful effects of child marriage and to highlight The Hunger Project’s commitment to empowering women and girls. Around the world, 39,000 girls get married every day. This is a challenge in low-income countries like Bangladesh where one in three girls are…

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Malawi to end child marriages

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The country with one of the highest rates of child marriages has taken a major step to end the practice by adopting a constitutional amendment that raises the minimum age of marriage from 15 to 18 years-old.  In a major win for young girls all across the continent, on 14 February the Malawi Parliament took…

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Meet the Champiti community

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The Champiti community in Malawi used to live in chronic hunger and poverty. Dennis is a member of Champiti and he said his entire community was suffering terribly. There were no roads and the nearest hospital was two days’ walk away. “Pregnant women would attempt to walk to the hospital but go into labour on…

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Meet Amina

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Amina used to live in chronic hunger. She could not see any way out of the repetitive daily struggle to survive. She had no hope for the future. Her life involved spending days gather wood, walking for hours to collect water, and back-breaking work in the fields to try and grow enough food to feed…

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Meet Dennis

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Before The Hunger Project came to his community, Dennis was living in severe hunger. “Sometimes I found small jobs to do in exchange for food. Sometimes I would have to beg for food. Sometimes I would have to steal from my neighbours. Often, I would have to fall asleep without eating. I nearly died of…

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