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Oprah’s Angel Network Grant Supports Grassroots Development in Uganda


Oprah's Angel Network has awarded a US$50,000 grant to The Hunger Project to enhance our community mobilization and leadership programs in Uganda. These programs enable rural communities to overcome their own hunger and poverty on a sustainable basis.

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THP Earns Highest Rating from Charity Navigator


THP has earned Charity Navigator's coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management for the third year in a row. Only 12 percent of the more than 5,000 charities they rate have received at least three consecutive four-star ratings.

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Sarojini Naidu Prize 2009 - Call for Articles

The Hunger Project (THP) is committed to supporting and encouraging the press to prominently report the success stories of women leaders. The deadline for 2009 submissions for THP-India's Sarojini Naidu Prize, which supports such writing, has been extended.

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5,000-member Federation of Elected Women Leaders Launched


In late May, THP-India officially launched SUGRAMA, a federation of 5,000 elected women representatives in Karnataka. These women leaders will now have a unified platform from which to speak, and the strength and support that comes from that solidarity.

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Leadership and New Beginnings in Malawi's HIV+ Community


Meet Elizabeth Kalimbuka, one of THP's specialized HIV/AIDS animators who has built up a bustling business. Elizabeth is a shining star in her community and a great example of the importance of supporting HIV-positive community members.

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Leader in Ghana Increases Her Income by 600%

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Comfort Kissiwaa has been actively involved in helping to shape life in her community. She says her association with THP has helped to change her from a timid and shy person to an outspoken person, full of confidence and drive.

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Trained Elected Woman Representative Emphasizes Importance of Educating Girls


An example of the benefits education and a giving spirit, Dalimba Majhi has succesfully run in local elections. She is now a widely respected as a community health activist and a strong proponent of girls' education.

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Ta' Kun Kun: Indigenous Woman Finds Self-empowerment, One Step at a Time


A young Tzotzil woman used to wonder why it was that men in her community thought that they were right, and women always wrong. As she grew up and joined THP workshops for women, she learned that anything is possible and has surrounded herself with people who respect women's abilities and ambitions.

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A Young Woman Learns the Power of Community Building


Evelin Acuna is an indigenous leader that believes that training, education and information about indigenous rights strengthens her community and enhances self-esteem.

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A Mexican Woman Finds the Power to Make Changes in Her Community


Raquel Hernández has learned that leadership begins by liberating oneself. She is now mobilizing her community to earn income for a community savings fund to improve their health clinic.

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