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September 2007: Hunger Project Partners in Benin Inaugurate Two New Epicenters

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In September 2007, Dr. Fitigu Tadesse, Vice President, Africa Region, and Amrote Abdella visit The Hunger Project-Benin where they work closely with Monsieur Pascal and the team on the ground.

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July 2007: Inauguration of the First Epicenter in Mozambique

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Thousands of local residents join Hunger Project investors, Mozambique's former president, Global Board Member Joaquim Chissano, and Africa Prize Laureate Celina Cossa for the inauguration of the first epicenter in Mozambique.

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June 2007: Ending Hunger in Ghana: Photos from Dr. Tadesse's Recent Visit

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In June 2007, Dr. Fitigu Tadesse, Hunger Project Vice President for Africa, visited several of Ghana's epicenter and documents his trip with photo highlights.

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June 2007: Rural Bank and Microfinance Successes in Uganda's Epicenters

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Sanaz Memarsadeghi, AWFFI Program Officer, reports on a trip to Uganda. Epicenters in Uganda successfully run such programs as the African Woman Food Farmer Initiative (AWFFI) and the Strategic Planning in Action (SPIA) microfinance programs.

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June 2007: Microfinance Progress in Ethiopia's Epicenters

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Sanaz Memarsadeghi provides a program update on The Hunger Project-Ethiopia, documenting visits to epicenters in Jaldu, Debre Libanos, and Mesqan.

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May 2007: Hunger Project-Africa Staff Celebrate the Inauguration of Ethiopia's Second Epicenter

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Thousands of people joined together on May 19, 2007 to celebrate the grand inauguration of the Debre Libanos epicenter in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

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March 2007: Microfinance Progress in Malawi

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Sanaz Memarsadeghi, AWFFI Program Officer, visits epicenters in Jali, Nchalo, Mpingo, Nsondole, and Ligowe, to report on microfinance progress in Malawi.

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March 2007: AWFFI Progress in Mozambique

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Sanaz Memarsadeghi, AWFFI Program Officer, reports that The Hunger Project-Mozambique African Woman Food Farmer Initiative (AWFII) program is well underway in both Chokwe and Manhica epicenters.


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February 2007: Case Studies of AWFFI Success in Ethiopia

Five case studies of members of the first African Woman Food Farmer Initiative (AWFFI) loan groups at Jaldu Epicenter in Ethiopia. These women received their first loans in June 2005 and successfully repaid their loans in June 2006.

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August 2006: Update from the Field: Rural Banking in Burkina Faso

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Sanaz Memarsadeghi documents a trip to Burkina Faso highlighting the success of the seven epicenters as they develop rural banks and microfinance programs.

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