Africa

Remarks by Sister Tebebe Maco

Remarks by Sister Tebebe Maco, 2001 Africa Prize Laureate, at the 2003 Award CeremonyTwo years ago, I stood here in the same place as these two women when I received the Africa Prize.That night changed my life. Let me tell you how.Before, almost nobody knew my work. No one...
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2006

OCTOBER 21, 2006Africa's First Elected Woman President Receives Africa Prize for Leadership On October 21, 2006, H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia and the first woman elected president of an African nation, received The Hunger Project's 2006 Africa...
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Remarks by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Leadership to End World HungerRemarks byHer Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of LiberiaOn the Occasion of Receiving 2006 Africa Prize for Leadership Awarded by The Hunger ProjectDr. Peter Bourne, Chairperson and Directors of the Global Board of the Hunger Project; Ms....
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Address by Joan Holmes

2006 Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger Address by Joan Holmes President of The Hunger Project IntroductionLadies and Gentlemen, tonight, we welcome and honor the President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.Liberia is a...
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List of Rural Banks

The goal of the Microfinance Program in each epicenter is to have the facility gain government recognition to operate as a licensed Rural Bank, owned entirely by community members and managed by a majority female board. The Rural Bank then provides the entire epicenter community...
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Africa

Epicenters for Meeting Basic Needs The Millennium Declaration calls for special attention to Africa. More than 41 percent of people in sub-Saharan African live on less than $1 per day, and 32 percent are undernourished. Africa has been The Hunger Project's highest budget...
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Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures

THP-Ghana Celebrates International Women's Day 2012International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or...
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