Among the accomplishments of the Jaldo Epicenter, 91 children were vaccinated in the clinic, 60 adults were provided with family planning devices, and 28 mothers were given antenatal and post natal services.
The Hunger Project works in partnership with Chirapaq to strengthen and empower a network of 30 indigenous women's organizations. Primarily under women's leadership, these organizations have promoted access to opportunities and the exercise of women's and indigenous rights.
The Hunger Project has made major strides in its most ambitious program to date: mobilizing women and men across the Eastern Region of Ghana to create epicenters within walking distance of every villager.
Over 500 women took part in a day-long celebration in Nagapattinam District in Tamil Nadu to mark International Women's Day. The function was attended by elected women representatives, SGH members and other women.
In March 2008, Jill Lester traveled to India, the country of The Hunger Project's first program, to meet many of our colleagues and partners and see first-hand the inspirational work we do on the ground.