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An update from our CEO Melanie Noden

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To our valued partners in the end of hunger, My year has started off on a high, literally and figuratively! Recently I spent a week in the foothills of the Himalayas in India meeting elected women. I was there alongside 16 women taking part in our 11th Business Chicks immersion program, and the Business Chicks…

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The Hunger Project has a new look! 

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We are excited about our new logo! The Hunger Project is excited to share our updated new look globally. As we scale up for the end of hunger, it’s important that we are working together as “one THP”. This consistent use of branding is one way that we will be united in our work.  You may have already noticed that we’re…

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A sense of urgency to make a difference 

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Sometimes you simply need to take a leap into something new. This was Trista Brohier’s mindset when she took on the Chair position of The Hunger Project Australia’s Queensland Development Board. “Often there isn’t a ‘right time’ to take on something like a Board position, but my mindset at the time was open and was very much at a place where I thought, why not do it?,” Trista said. What…

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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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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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A message from our CEO

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To our valued partners in the end of hunger, There always seems to be so much to celebrate within The Hunger Project community! I am thrilled to share this newsletter with you; it is packed full of acknowledgement and achievements. Rumi’s story in particular brought tears to my eyes to hear her and her friends’…

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WHAT WE ACHIEVED TOGETHER IN 2016

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IN 2016 ALONE, YOU ENABLED THE HUNGER PROJECT TO: Train 107,283 people through our Women’s Empowerment Program in Africa. Reach 141,874 people in Bangladesh about the negative impacts of child marriage to stop this harmful, traditional practice that keeps girls out of school. Support 14,065 elected women in India to join forces as effective, respected…

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SARA CAN NOW FEED HER CHILDREN EVERY DAY

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HOW MICROFINANCE IS ENDING HUNGER AND TRANSFORMING LIVES IN MALAWI Sara knows the heartache of poverty and hunger all too well. It used to be a daily struggle to provide her two children with even one meal a day. Too often they had to go without. The small income she earned from her fritters business…

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A COMMUNITY ENDING HUNGER AND POVERTY

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The Hunger Project first started working with the Ethiopian community of Enemor in 2009. At that time the community faced huge challenges. There was no infrastructure: no hospitals, schools or running water. The community lived in chronic hunger and poverty. Now, thanks to your support, hunger has ended for thousands of people in Enemor “THE…

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