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Video: The UN Secretary-General's Zero Hunger Challenge

During the Rio+20 meetings in June, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon released a Zero Hunger Challenge to initiate powerful and high-level advocacy for a major advance in global efforts on food and nutrition security.

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Creating a Hunger-free Bangladesh


On a month-long tour around the U.S., Vice President and Country Director in Bangladesh, Prof. Badiul Alam Majumdar shared, “Ours is a homegrown strategy. It’s grassroots based, women focused and because of that, it is likely to be sustainable...THP does what is missing: unleashing the human spirit; unleashing leadership.”

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The Washington Weekly - July 2, 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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Former Abuse Victim Empowers Women to Fight Violence


It is challenging as a woman in Bangladesh to thrive in a male-dominated society. A strong woman has to be a survivor. Manowara Afroz Saleha is a model of such a powerful woman. From childhood, Saleha dreamed of being a teacher and someone who worked for the development and betterment of society.

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Believing in Success at Every Age


Mzee Erick Kafuruma is 74 years old, a retired soldier and agriculturalist. He is very passionate about change in the community and had always looked for ways to inspire people to work hard, adapt to change and show progress in the community.

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Local Leader Involved in Microfinance, Education, Epicenter Management

As a powerful leader in Namarel Epicenter, Mariame Harouna Ba's mobilizes women, men, local and administrative authorities to strive for a better future.

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Ending World Hunger as a 4th Grader


At the beginning of the school year Ms. Smith’s 4th grade class took an enormous leap – across the oceans, around the world and into the lives of millions of people working to end their own hunger in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. Hear their inspiring story!

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Clean Water from Epicenter Borehole Unites Community of Women


Rakiéta Ouédraogo, a member of Boulkon Epicenter in Burkina Faso, shares her experience of how the installation of the water borehole at the epicenter significantly changed her life.

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Local Moringa Tree Improves Nutrition of Mother and Child


Mrs. Christine Kpatali, age 22 and mother of a baby boy, was made aware of the nutritional value of Moringa leaves through THP-Benin Health & Nutrition Program. After having used the leaves both for herself and the baby, she shares with us her experience with the Moringa leaves.  

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From Resignation to Prosperity with Cassava


Before joining THP-Uganda, Jacob Opua, 53 years old, invested all his time in cassava production but made little progress in increasing his agricultural productivity and income. Two years after joining THP-Uganda, Jacob boasts over six acres in use for cassava production.


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