Infographic: How Does Lack of Water Affect Women & Children?

This interactive infographic from GOOD addresses one of the greatest challenges in the developing world: access to clean water.  Did you know?:In parts of Africa, it takes up to eight hours each day to find water.One in five children dies from diarrhea — a consequence...
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Celebrate World Humanitarian Day 2011

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY 19 August 2011There is never a year without humanitarian crises.  And wherever there are people in need, there are people who help them – men and women coming together to ease suffering and bring hope.  From...
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Income Generation for Immediate and Sustainable Results

News media and the blogosphere have recently been filled with talk of the food crisis and the future of feeding a growing population. And rightly so: the problem has never been more critical nor a move towards finding solutions more urgent. Many offer macro approaches such as...
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Maternal Health at the Grassroots Level

According to the World Health Organization, 1,000 women die from pregnancy-related causes and childbirth every day, and 99 percent of all maternal deaths occur in developing countries. Survival proves just as difficult for the child as well with reports showing nearly 40 percent...
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Announcing the Winner of the 2011 Africa Prize for Leadership!

Last week, I had a conference call with more than 50 Hunger Project investors and staff from around the world to share details about our exciting upcoming Annual Fall Event. On that same call I had the honor of announcing the laureate who will be awarded the Africa Prize for...
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2011 MDG Report: HIV Infections, Malaria and Tuberculosis on the Decline

In September 2000, the leaders of 189 nations made a commitment to achieve specific results by 2015 in eight major areas, results that have come to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs):1. Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty.2. Achieve universal primary education....
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Bringing Governance to the People

Building Relationships between Parliamentarians and Elected WomenThe Hunger Project-India and local state partners recently held a series of interfaces with Parliamentarians and elected women representatives in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha. This...
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Welcome to The Hunger Project Blog!

As a non-profit committed to the sustainable end of hunger, we like to stay up-to-date on the conversations going on in the world of international development. From the latest UN Reports to new government policies, we’re a part of the action and we want to do our best to keep...
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The Importance of Scaling-up HIV/AIDS Awareness

As the recent UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS brings renewed attention to the fight against the disease, questions are raised on how to move “towards zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths through universal access to HIV prevention,...
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