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100-Year-Old Partner Frequents Epicenter Health Clinic

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Georgette Belemsigri is over 100 years old and an active member at Vowogdo Epicenter in Burkina Faso. Learn more about how she accesses the epicenter health clinic.

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Meet Andrés Arau!

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We would like to introduce you to a member of our global team! Today we meet Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Andrés Arau! He joined The Hunger Project-Mexico in 2009 and is interviewed here by fellow THP staffer, Carolyn Ramsdell.

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Shift Your Holiday Gifts to End Hunger

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Looking for a meaningful way to celebrate the holidays? Tired of receiving gifts you may not want or need? This year, you can celebrate by shifting the money your friends and family may have spent on gifts you don't want or need to The Hunger Project. Use Shift My Gift to let your loved ones know your holiday wish this year: the end of hunger and poverty!

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VIDEO: News Coverage of Free HIV Screenings at Burkina Faso Epicenter

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On May 14, 2011,The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso partnered with local health groups to organize a two-day educational campaign for HIV/AIDS, followed by free testing and free medical consultations. Watch local news coverage of the event.

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Human Rights Day 2011

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December 10, 2011 is Human Right Day. On this day we join together to recognize that, "human rights belong equally to each of us and bind us together as a global community with the same ideals and values."

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Microcredit: Meeting its Goals?

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The recently released Microcredit Summit Campaign Report 2012 indicates development efforts will be unable to ensure that 100 million families rise above the US$1.25 a day threshold by 2015. Their main reasons for this "humbling realization": the challenge of measuring poverty and the profound transformation that is required for someone to graduate out of poverty.

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World AIDS Day 2011

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The Hunger Project is in a unique position to make a difference. We have experience in mobilizing the courageous grassroots-level leadership willing and able to confront the gender issues fueling the spread of the disease. We then connect these rural leaders with local and national governments and other partner organizations to implement life-saving HIV/AIDS programs. 

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2011

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Women and girls in villages worldwide experience gender-based violence daily in the form of discrimination, dowry murder, acid attacks, prenatal sex-selection, honor killings, sexual harassment and abduction. Stand with those women and empower them to change their lives and communities.

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Elected Woman Leader Fights Gender Discrimination and Goverment Corruption

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When Elected Women Leader Deepa Rajguru was first elected to local government, she found it difficult to function in the male-dominated system – being asked to sit at the back of meetings and refused the right to contribute. Following a Hunger Project training, Deepa joined with other elected women to speak out against this type of gender discrimination.

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THP-New Zealand: A Review of World Food Day 2011

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The Hunger Project-New Zealand partnered with hike4hunger this World Food Day to raise awareness and over $3000 for programs in Mozambique. Read this first hand account of the day's hike!

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