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World Health Day 2019

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World Health Day is on 7 April and to mark the day THP is celebrating the right to universal health care. A key part of the infrastructure supporting our Epicentre Strategy in Africa is the health clinic – the life source of every community. Health clinic near Coki Epicentre For example, at the Coki Epicentre…

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This is what ending hunger looks like

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Almost half of the population of Senegal lives on less than US$1.25 a day. One in five children between the ages of 5 and 14 are working and not in school. There are often shortages of food and high levels of unemployment. These statistics are not just figures. They are the reality for thousands of…

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Students raise funds to eliminate hunger from their community

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The Hunger Project runs 8 month-long ‘Functional Adult Literacy Classes’ in Coki, Senegal that are open for both men and women to attend.  The classes are free for students and run for 3 hours, 4 times per week.  The Hunger Project pays the teachers a salary and provides all the books required for the training.…

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Meet Coumba

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Coumba, the epitome of leading through a “power with” others approach. As a young girl Coumba was illiterate, yet through The Hunger Project training she’s now a senior leader in the Senegal National Government who has trained more than 5,000 women to create and run their own successful businesses. The Mayor of Coki described her…

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Ndeye’s vision for a better future

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Ndeye Loum is a volunteer who has been trained by The Hunger Project in Coki, Senegal.  She lives in a village called Kane’ene Khar and says, before her training, there was no way she would have spoken in front of a group of people to talk about the issues affecting her and the wider community.  Before…

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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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The Hunger Project-Senegal is proud to report the successful conclusion of another year’s participation in the IntraHealth malaria program. In the last year, trained extension workers with partner community-based organizations (CBOs) reached 17,000 individuals through 870 discussions on malaria. Additional program successes included several hundred discussions at community events to raise awareness of tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS;…

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