All the epicenter components continued to function and serve the partners in line with Hunger Project methodology. Partners depict a high degree of self-reliance as they seem to be fully in charge of the epicenter activities.
Over 500 women took part in a day-long celebration in Nagapattinam District in Tamil Nadu to mark International Women's Day. The function was attended by elected women representatives, SGH members and other women.
In March 2008, Jill Lester traveled to India, the country of The Hunger Project's first program, to meet many of our colleagues and partners and see first-hand the inspirational work we do on the ground.
Mexico's poverty is concentrated in its rural villages where the only hope to get ahead is to migrate to the US and send money home. The Hunger Project envisons the creation of another future: economically vibrant rural communities that express Mexico's rich cultural heritage.
Radhia Adivasi is the sarpanch (village governing council chairperson) at the Chak Dehi village. She is a tribal woman, which means she faces all the marginalization and exclusion that Dalits, also known as untouchables, experience.