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Radio Programs and Elected Women Representatives Increase Visibility of THP-India in 2012

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New partnerships, innovative use of radio broadcasting and elected women representatives have increased the visibility of THP-India across eight Indian states. Additionally, cross-federation learning trips have improved state-wide sharing of best practices by THP partners.

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Memorandum of Understanding Among Epicenters, District Leaders Ensure Continuous Development for THP-Ghana in 2012

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In 2012, The Non-Formal Education Division agreed to train THP-Ghana staff as Trainers of Trainers to improve literacy courses; farm input distribution was reworked; and Epicenter Committees, District Assemblies and THP-Ghana signed a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure continuous support for the development and sustainability of epicenters.

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Two New THP-Ethiopia Epicenters Inaugurated in 2012

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Two investor-underwritten epicenters, Enemore and Wurib, were inaugurated at ceremonies attended by Hunger Project leadership. Five of the six epicenters in Ethiopia are maintaining nursery school classes, with a ratio of 1.2 girls enrolled for every boy, and a new health center opened to serve rural community members.

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THP-Burkina Faso, Ministry of Health Partnership First of Its Kind in 2012

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In 2012, The Hunger Project-Burkina developed a first-ever partnership with the national Ministry of Health, bringing greater partnership with medical professionals at the epicenter level. Additionally, the Microfinance Program saw the official recognition of four new rural banks and the installation of new microfinance software to improve program efficiency.

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THP-Bangladesh Increases Engagement of Unions to Meet Millennium Development Goals in 2012

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A new round of workshops aim to train 300 more volunteer activists called Union Parishad animators. These animators have already begun to step up efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 including efforts to improve adult literacy, empower women in their communities and reduce primary school dropout rates.

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THP-India Honors Journalists for Reporting on Women's Leadership

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The Hunger Project-India hosted its 12th Sarojini Naidu Prize ceremony in New Delhi on October 1. The Sarojini Naidu Prize annually honors three outstanding journalists for reporting on the breakthroughs and success stories of women's leadership in local government throughout India.

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Now Available: 2011 Annual Report


The 2011 report provides highlights of our work implementing bottom-up, gender-focused integrated rural development strategies to end chronic hunger and extreme poverty in more than 8,700 villages across 12 countries in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.

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The Hunger Project Featured on Online Philanthropic Library

The Hunger Project is proud to be featured in the Giving Library, a new online library created by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation to help philanthropists make informed and impactful decisions with respect to giving. An overview and long-format video interview with The Hunger Project model an in-depth exchange between a donor and a nonprofit organization in a traditional, face-to-face meeting.

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The Washington Weekly - August 28, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. Each week, John sends us insight into issues of health, policy, human rights and more by way of the Washington Weekly.

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The Hunger Project on Pinterest

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We at The Hunger Project are always working on new and creative ways to engage with you, our investors and activists -- that's why you can find us on Pinterest! Pinterest is a virtual pinboard where people and organizations gather and share pictures, videos and articles from around the web. Our "pin boards" include inspiring stories of women's empowerment, the latest development news and even a running list of what we're reading! Join and share your pins with us!

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