May 2014

Celebrate World Hunger Day 2014!

Celebrate World Hunger Day 2014!

Join The Hunger Project family in celebrating our fourth annual World Hunger Day on Wednesday, May 28, 2014!

Building Resilience through Local Capacity

Building Resilience through Local Capacity

After returning from a conference on resiliency, Hunger Project Executive Vice President John Coonrod contributed to the Local First blog with a post titled "Resilience: Entry Point for Transformation." Local First is a development approach that looks first for the capacity within countries before bringing in external expertise and resources. 

Gaining Perspective through Live Below the Line

Gaining Perspective through Live Below the Line

From April 28-May 2, The Hunger Project staff and over 220 Live Below the Line champions spent $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty. Shivani Chatterjee, one of The Hunger Project's Live Below the Line champions, shares her Live Below the Line experience.

Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

Vote today in the United Nations global vote, and say this is MY World.

Changing Mindsets, Empowering People

Changing Mindsets, Empowering People

Hunger Project Executive Vice President John Coonrod recently spoke with Let’s Talk (a blog hosted by the World Bank’s Chief Economist) team as part of the launch of the World Bank’s upcoming World Development Report on "mind and culture."