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2030 Leaders: A Ugandan trip of a lifetime

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Taking part in 2030 Leaders has been a very enriching process, both personally and professionally.  It is an experience I will remember for the remainder of my life. Over the course of our week in Uganda, we moved from place to place, visiting The Hunger Project’s Epicentres at various stages of sustainability. I’m sure most…

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WITH A MICROFINANCE LOAN, GUIRÉ IS ABLE TO GROW HER RESTAURANT

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These days, Guiré Salimata finds herself busy running a successful restaurant and providing for her five children. In 2013, before Guiré began participating in the Boulkon Epicentre Microfinance Program with The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso, her restaurant was just a small shop serving rice, soup and beans in the village market. Since obtaining a 50,000 CFA…

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MOTHER BUILDS RESILIENCE TO EXTREME WEATHER IN ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE: SHEHUBO’S STORY

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Climate change poses a serious threat, especially to people living in rural communities. Our work across Africa and South Asia places great importance on empowering our partners to build long-lasting resilience to climate change and the shocks caused by it. Shehubo Dedgeba lives in an Ethiopian village near The Hunger Project’s Wurib Epicentre — a…

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ABY’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP EMPOWERS HER FAMILY AND WOMEN IN HER COMMUNITY

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Aby Ndiaye lives in Badar Gueye, Senegal together with her five children and husband, and is an active member of The Hunger Project’s Diokoul Epicentre. After completing middle school, she attended literacy classes for two more years before becoming the main point of contact for all monitoring and evaluation activities in the village committee. Today,…

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With safe storage, Mbale food bank promotes food security

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“It’s hard to find a family with bad quality grain these days. Families keep their maize, sorghum and millet in the food bank and are able to use it while it’s still good,” says Joyce Nakato, a Community Development Officer in Mbale, Uganda. Joyce is referring to the storage facility that is part of The…

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