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.
At the 9th Animator Reunion in Bangladesh, 15,000 volunteer animators from various regions of the country reaffirmed their pledge to help transform Bangladesh to an ideal state free from hunger, injustice, and corruption.
Mexico's poverty is concentrated in its rural villages where the only hope to get ahead is to migrate to the US and send money home. The Hunger Project envisons the creation of another future: economically vibrant rural communities that express Mexico's rich cultural heritage.
Radhia Adivasi is the sarpanch (village governing council chairperson) at the Chak Dehi village. She is a tribal woman, which means she faces all the marginalization and exclusion that Dalits, also known as untouchables, experience.
This report covers the achievements and lessons learned from the first half of Year Two of the Robertson Challenge - a five year commitment to demonstrate that the successful Epicenter Strategy of The Hunger Project can be taken to national scale through an initial exercise in the Eastern Region of Ghana.