The epicenter community in Mozambique has developed a strategy for additional communal land with small plots for each cluster of villages to use as agricultural land to supply food in addition to that of the epicenter food bank.
The Hunger Project works in partnership with Chirapaq to strengthen and empower a network of 30 indigenous women's organizations. Primarily under women's leadership, these organizations have promoted access to opportunities and the exercise of women's and indigenous rights.
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.