CREATING A UNITED VISION OF SELF-RELIANCE

Published on The Hunger ProjectThe Hunger Project - Australia - website The pathway to self-reliance is paved by unity, information and empowerment. When people living in hunger and poverty are inspired by a united vision of a healthier future, and when they are educated to understand how they can achieve this, the wheels of change …

EMPOWERED WOMEN OF INDIA – LEADING CHANGE

Published on The Hunger Project - Australia - website Women’s roles as village council (Panchayat) leaders, is transforming the way people live in India. Although they often have much adversity to overcome – due to social conditioning and attitudes around gender – women are emerging as powerful leaders motivated by a desire to provide better …

HEALTH CARE AND VACCINATION – PREVENTING DEADLY DISEASE

Published on The Hunger Project - Australia Website Health clinics within our Epicentre communities are providing essential vaccinations to protect children against life-threatening diseases that are entirely preventable. Without vaccination, tens of thousands of children die every year from diseases like malaria, pneumonia, diphtheria, meningitis, whooping cough and more. In Benin alone, approximately 30,000 children …

‘HIV ANIMATORS’ REDUCING THE SPREAD OF HIV/AIDS IN AFRICA

Published on The Hunger Project - Australia website According to UNAIDS, more than 36 million people in the world are living with HIV/AIDS. It is estimated that half of those people are unaware of their HIV status. In order to stop the spread of the disease, reduce the incidence of related deaths and remove stigma, …

EMPOWERING WOMEN WITH FINANCIAL FREEDOM

Published on The Hunger Project - Australia Microfinancing programs provide a powerful platform from which our village partners can transform their lives. They are empowered with knowledge and training about effective savings and credit practices, before they’re given access to microfinance loans that traditional banking systems usually deny those living in developing areas. With as …

LOUISE LANGI – HELPING WOMEN OF BENIN REALIZE THEIR DREAMS

Published on The Hunger Project - Australia Louise Langi is a 42-year-old woman from Benin, who is committed to helping women in her village realise their dreams.  Louise and her husband farm and deal in fruit, corn and peanuts to provide for their 6 children. Through The Hunger Project’s Vision, Commitment, Action (VCA) workshops – Louise …

INSPIRING CHANGE IN HER VILLAGE – GLADYS RETURNS TO SCHOOL

Published on The Hunger Project - Australia Gladys came to the attention of The Hunger Project when our volunteers visited her school to talk to girls about the harmful impact of child marriage. She stood out from her friends because she was the only child amongst them who had been married, divorced, given birth to …

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 …