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Solving Problems Together in Mozambique

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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

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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

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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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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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Uganda: Positive External Assessment and Improving Health Resources

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The work of THP-Uganda was acclaimed by an independent, external consulting firm, who undertook a pro bono impact assessment, which praised the organization's high-impact, low-cost strategies. Trainings continued with volunteers, animators and trainers of trainers, and access to health services increased.

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Senegal: Two New Epicenters and Expanding Women's Program

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Two epicenter buildings, Dinguiraye and Ndereppe, have been completed and stocked in the past six months, and microfinance loans disbursed to multiple groups and thousands of individuals. The Women's Empowerment Program (WEP), launched in November 2008, has been busy training volunteers and trainers.

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Mozambique: Introduction of a Public Cell Phone and Innovative Farming Experiments

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Progress continues to be made in building food stockpiles and providing literacy classes and health services through the epicenters. THP-Mozambique continues to build its partnerships with the Ministries of Agriculture, Education, Health and other local administrations.

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Malawi: Providing Microfinance for People Living with HIV/AIDS and Building Partnerships

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This has been an exciting period of expansion and innovation for Malawi, with a new pilot microfinance program for people with HIV/AIDS, who tend to be discriminated against in terms of credit loans, and growing partnerships with NGOs and various government ministries.

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