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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: Government Signing (Mexico)

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On August 15, the Zacatecas house of government witnessed the signing of an important agreement between the Zacatecas government, the State System of Development and Family (SEDIF) and the civil society represented by the Hunger Project Mexico.

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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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July 2006: THP-Malawi HIV/AIDS Program Feature in Malawi News

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THP-Malawi work was featured in Malawi News July 29-August 4, 2006 with a full-page exclusive interview with Flora Longwe, the HIV/AIDS and Gender Project Officer.

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June 2006: Making Microfinance Work in Rural Africa

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The Hunger Project has pioneered a holistic, bottom-up, gender-focused strategy - the epicenter strategy - that empowers millions of women and men in more than 1,000 African villages to meet their basic needs on a sustainable basis.


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February 6-11, 2006: Creating the Intentions for 2006, Review of Strategy in Tsunami-affected Villages (india)

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The challenge for The Hunger Project in the Tsunami-affected areas has been - can we work there authentically? Can we empower people to take charge of their own development?

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December 15, 2005: An Update: Tsunami Intervention in 17 Panchayats in Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu (India)

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The Hunger Project, with its local implementing partner organizations, is officially responsible for empowering the population of 74 Tsunami-affected villages in 17 panchayats to rebuild their communities and their lives.

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July 12-16, 2005: Peru Indigenous Women's Workshop

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In Peru, sixty leaders of indigenous women's organizations, plus five male leaders of indigenous networks, participated in a 4-day workshop entitled: "Human Rights: For a World Without Hunger and Poverty."

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