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2011 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Past Africa Prize Laureate


On Friday, October 7, 2011 past Hunger Project Africa Prize laureate Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni pro-democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman.

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What is a Veronica Bucket?

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This simple device can prevent disease and save lives. Do you know what a Veronica bucket is?

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Five Fruits Helping to End World Hunger


Have you ever heard of a Monkey Orange? Over at Nourishing the Planet they've put together a great piece called Five Fruits You've Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger. Check it out.

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Sarojini Naidu Prize 2011 Award Ceremony


On October 2, 2011, The Hunger Project-India hosted the 11th Sarojini Naidu Prize at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi wth the aim of encouraging the press to energetically and prominently report on the breakthroughs and success stories of women in leadership in India.

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Royal Ballet's Gary Avis and Friends Raise Funds for THP-UK

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Last month, The Hunger Project-UK proudly presented the Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends Gala in Ipswich, England for a weekend of ballet and fundraising for the end of hunger.

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Infographic: How Does Lack of Water Affect Women & Children?

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Interactive infographic from GOOD addresses one of the greatest challenges in the developing world: access to clean water.

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The "Miracle" Moringa Tree

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The fast growing, drought-tolerant moringa tree is often called “the miracle tree." Find out why!

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2011

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The 2011 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is being held today at the United Nations and is themed: "From Poverty to Sustainability: People at the Centre of Inclusive Development."

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THP Mourns the Loss of Beloved Africa Prize Laureate Wangari Muta Maathai


Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away on September 26, 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya after a courageous struggle with cancer. All of us in The Hunger Project family deeply mourn her loss. She received the Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger in 1991, and had been a great friend to The Hunger Project.

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Hike4hunger and THP-New Zealand Partner for World Food Day 2011

This October 16, hike4hunger will partner with The Hunger Project-New Zealand to commemorate World Food Day by encouraging others to join or initiate personal pilgrimages, symbolic walks of solidarity ending at a place of significance.

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