‘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 …

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 …