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Vera Bradley Pledges Support from Market Tote Sales to THP

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The luggage and accessories company, Vera Bradley, has pledged US$10,000 from sales of their exclusive, new, reusable Market Tote bags to THP. The exclusive, eco-friendly bags will be available from October 17 through November 2 at participating retailers.

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Scaling Up via Partnerships, Advocacy and Impact

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In this strategic direction document, THP sets out our long-term vision of how to achieve a future where all people gain the opportunity to lead healthy and productive lives and build a better future for their children. This strategic direction is not simply about expanding our existing programs. It is about growing the organization and expanding its scope via three defined strategic priorities: partnerships, advocacy and impact.

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World Food Day 2009

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World Food Day, October 16, is a day to draw attention to the stark reality that there are more than one billion undernourished women, men and children in our world. However, it is also a day to shine a spotlight on the solutions to ending hunger. THP's work has shown that people can and do end their own hunger.

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Pushing Back Deprivation, Catalyzing Progress

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Srimoti Diti Adash's community was plagued by hunger, poor sanitation and lack of clean water. In 2008 she was mobilized by THP-Bangladesh's animators. Now Srimoti is committed to tackling these issues and others by inspiring self-reliant action in her community.

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Bangladesh Honors Girl Children

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On October 6, 2009, the tenth annual National Girl Child Day was celebrated at more than 700 locations across Bangladesh to take a stand for the end of discrimination against girls. This year's theme was "Let every girl child grow up in a safe and joyful environment."

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Bangladesh Honors Girl Children

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On October 6, 2009, the tenth annual National Girl Child Day was celebrated at more than 700 locations across Bangladesh to take a stand for the end of discrimination against girls. This year's theme was "Let every girl child grow up in a safe and joyful environment."

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Finding New Beginnings with THP in Ethiopia

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Derare Hirpha, a 37-year-old married mother of six is a Jaldu Epicenter Committee member and secretary of the management committee for the Rural Bank. When she was young, she was abducted, forced to marry her abductor and lost all hopes of an education. Thanks to THP, Derare has returned to reading and writing, is learning business management, generating her own income and owns various assets.

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Sarojini Naidu Prize Ceremony Honors Indian Media

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The Hunger Project-India hosted the ninth annual Sarojini Naidu Prize ceremony on October 2, 2009. The Sarojini Naidu Prize annually honors three journalists for outstanding reporting on women in Panchayati Raj (local government). Guests of honor included The Honorable Minister of State for External Affairs, Dr. Shashi Tharoor; social activist Ms. Aruna Roy; and Director General of Doordarshan (India's leading national television network) Ms. Aruna Sharma.

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An Elected Representative in India Charts a New Course for Her Community

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Rami Devi Nai is an elected representative in her village council in India. She notes every action she takes in her log book using drawings. You have the opportunity to match her courage and leadership.

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New Rural Bank in Uganda Inaugurated; Kiringente Epicenter Declared Self-reliant

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The Rural Bank at THP-Uganda's Kiringente Epicenter gained official recognition and was inaugurated at a ceremony on September 10, 2009. Rural Bank recognition marks a very important milestone for our epicenter communities: they are officially declared self-reliant. Kiringente is the fifth epicenter in Uganda, and the nineteenth in Africa, to become self-reliant.

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