The Hunger Project-Mexico has trained hundreds of catalysts (volunteer leaders) who are launching village-level projects in their communities, and developed strategic alliances with government and local partners.
On the December 1, 2008, The Hunger Project-Malawi joined the rest of the world in commemorating this year's World AIDS Day. The event engaged various members of the community in presentations on important issues from prevention to care.
Cecilia Loría Saviñon, former member of The Hunger Project's Global Board of Directors, passed away on December 8th after a long struggle with cancer. Cecilia was a respected advocate of Mexico's feminist movement for over 20 years and a committed government official.
December 2008 Global Update. Through her participation in Hunger Project trainings, Bhavika has become a fearless women's advocate. Learn more about her and the 275,000 grassroots volunteer leaders who are initiating change in their villages.
The Hunger Project is poised to have 2008 be our best year yet in terms of fundraising results. This newsletter highlights the stories of leaders who are recognizing that the current economic climate is not a time to step back, but a time to step forward.