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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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A Quechua Woman Leading by Inspiration and Clear Vision


Lola Bellido's rise as a community leader began with developing her own core self-esteem. Now, she helps other women cultivate their own leadership.

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Ugandan Woman Food Farmer Chairs Women's Group and Village Loan Committee


Mukama Hajira has seen her enterprising efforts grow since joining THP in 2003, and she is now putting her children through school, diversifying her income and chairing the Village Loan Committee.

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Leading to Greater Health Access in Senegal


A natural leader, Pene Diarra has been critical to improving access to medical services at Dahra Epicenter. She leads a large women's organization and set up a health mutual in her community.

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Solving Problems Together in Mozambique


Caetano Malhaule is the President of Chokwe Epicenter Committee and is at the center of improving his community. He has mobilized other members of the community to fix the irrigation system at the epicenter.

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Community Leader in Burkina Faso Stresses the Importance of Self-reliant Development


After Yabré Belemgnégré participated in THP-Burkina workshops, she learned that development requires preparedness including a vision, a commitment and due actions. Yabré says, "If anything has to be done in our villages, it will have to be initiated and sustained by us, the local population, first and above all."

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Building a Farm from the Chicks Up in Benin


Anagonou Hounzavi started with a dream two years ago, and thanks to planning, hard work, and a training program through THP, he has built a successful chicken farm starting with just six chicks in 2007. He is now expanding into rabbit breeding while supporting his family and proudly continues to train others on chicken farming.

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India: Successful Fundraising and Strengthening Women's Representation in Government

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THP-India won a grant for the state of Madhya Pradesh. Federations of elected women were strengthened. And, over 30 participating organizations concurred that THP should maintain its role as facilitator and secretariat for the National Platform to Promote Decentralisation (NPPD).

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Bangladesh: Promoting Transparent Elections and Empowering Women

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THP-Bangladesh made a notable impact on increasing transparency for recent elections with a large awareness campaign. Along with the promotion of good governance, grassroots mobilization and empowerment of women were prioritized during this period.

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