CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION SAVES LIVES

Written for The Hunger Project - Australia Unclean water supplies and poor sanitation are still amongst the biggest threats to many peoples’ health in developing regions. With up to 950 million people worldwide still practicing open defecation and up to 2.5 billion people living without adequate sanitation, vast improvements are yet to be made. In …

DECJUCA RELEASES LIMITED EDITION POUCHES TO HELP END HUNGER

Written for The Hunger Project - Australia Decjuba have just released these fabulous, limited-edition pouches, each pouch was hand-made by our village partners in Bangladesh!  The pouches have been crafted in a range of colours and sizes and are available in store and online. 100% of proceeds from the sales will go directly to the work of …

UNLEASHED DESSERTS HAVE ARRIVED

(Written for The Hunger Project - Australia.  Unleashed Women) Our friends at The Urban List are helping Unleashed Women around Australia end hunger with one delicious dessert at a time. They’ve teamed up with some of the hippest restaurants around town to bring us ‘Unleashed Desserts’ – which are as indulgent as they sound! To help us …

BRINGING EDUCATION, HEALTHCARE AND SANITATION TO VILLAGES

(Written for The Hunger Project - Australia) The programs in our Epicentre communities change the lives of men, women and children in ways that are most valuable to their specific needs.  Our village partners are empowered with knowledge and skills that help them create sustainable communities where systems of education, healthcare and sanitation are prioritized …

TOGETHER WE CAN TRANSFORM THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN

(Written for The Hunger Project Australia - Unleashed Women) Did you know that 800 women die from pregnancy and childbirth complications every single day? The majority of these deaths occur in developing countries where healthcare systems are lacking to non-existent. However, with proper medical care, most maternal-related deaths and illnesses are completely preventable. Reports from …

ENDING CHILD MARRIAGE TO END HUNGER

(Written for The Hunger Project Australia - Unleashed Women) ‘$230 could train one Elected Woman in India to be an effective local council member and ban child marriage in her village’  Child marriage is a hidden cause of hunger and poverty globally, and particularly in many of the countries where The Hunger Project works: South Asia and Sub-Saharan …

WHY WOMEN? – BECAUSE EMPOWERED WOMEN CHANGE THE WORLD

(Written for The Hunger Project Australia - Unleashed Women) ‘A strong woman stands up for herself.  A stronger woman stands up for everyone else’.   Women have an extraordinary capacity to change the world when they are educated and understand their basic rights.  Studies have proven that the whole of society benefits from empowered women, …

395,000 LOCALLY TRAINED VOLUNTEERS LEADING THE WAY TO CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

(Written for The Hunger Project - Australia) Together with the invaluable support of our investors, we have been successful in mobilising 395,000 locally trained volunteers globally – all of whom are dedicated to ending poverty and hunger within their communities. We know that the people living in communities afflicted by poverty and hunger are key to providing …

WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA EMPOWERED TO END THEIR OWN INEQUALITY AND HUNGER

(Written for The Hunger Project - Australia) In 2016, 107,283 volunteers participated in our ‘Women’s Empowerment’ program and have become village leaders equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to promote the rights of women and girls within their communities. By placing women at the centre of our programs, we aim to end deeply embedded cycles …

The Power of Believing

My fascination with the law of attraction and manifestation began long ago.  ‘What an amazing concept,’ I had always thought, ‘I can have whatever I want if I believe in this’.  So, I would conjure up all the most idealistic fantasies I possibly could and then I would wait…. and wait… and wait… when nothing …