With the successful completion of SWEEP, elected women representatives have taken the lead as mentors, facilitators, and political leaders, heading campaigns to raise awareness of malnutrition in India in April 2012.
Updates from THP programs in Uganda, including the commencement of Namayumba Epicenter construction, the improvement of performance at epicenter nursery schools, and the creation of innovative income-generating activities in 2012.
Updates from Hunger Project programs in Benin, including the improvement of epicenters with the support of the Dutch financial investor group Kataklé, the training of elected representatives of rural banks, and the commencement in both health and children’s education programs at Daringa Epicenter.
Addressing mobilization activities, THP-Senegal chose to focus on organizing general assemblies to share information and begin the process of legal recognition for each epicenter as an Association by the Government of Senegal.
Through the power of radio broadcasting, indigenous women in Peru partnered with The Hunger Project's partner organization, Chirapaq, have had the opportunity to lead innovative and educational radio programs, broadcasting public announcements about various social issues in 2012.
Updates from THP programs in Ethiopia, including the completion of 14 water supply projects bringing safe water to 1,500 epicenters, and the inception and development of four literacy centers hosting 800 adult learners.
Increased alignment of environment programs with income-generating activities by THP-Mozambique, such as food processing activities that led to jam being canned and sold, will ensure that all aspects of the epicenter continue to reinforce the importance of sustainable food availability in 2012.
Updates from THP programs in Burkina Faso, including the arrangement of mass medical visits to the epicenters and partner villages with the support of volunteer medical associations and medical schools in April 2012.