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Chirapaq Celebrates 25 Years of Empowering Indigenous Communities

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Join us in congratulating Chirapaq on 25 years of playing a key role in the historic reclamation of the identity of indigenous people in Peru and across Latin America.

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United Hunger Fast in Response to Proposed U.S. Budget Cuts

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Beginning on March 28, 2011, former Congressman and head of the Alliance to End Hunger Tony P. Hall called on social and religious leaders to join together in a united hunger fast in response to proposed budget cuts by U.S. Congress. The Hunger Project is one of dozens of humanitarian organizations who have pledged their support.

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Home Furnishing and Education Made Possible with Microfinance

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With the support of her Microfinance Program group and family, Elizabeth Moyo has become a successful business woman, able to pay school fees for her children and provide furnishing for her home.

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Microfinance Fosters the Development of a Local Leader

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Genet Mosa utilized the Microfinance Program in her local epicenter to develop as a community leader, thrive as a business woman, nurture a savings account and improve the lives of her family and neighbors.

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"Change Your Mindset to Grow"

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Before joining the Microfinance Program, I had never imagined making an income or even dared to speak in public. Now I am President of our group and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kissamey Epicenter fund.

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Achieving More through Strategic Partnerships in Uganda

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The Hunger Project-Uganda has been hugely successful at creating long-term partnerships with like-minded organizations, assisting with everything from microfinance to epicenter trainings. By developing relationships with organizations in the region, epicenters have been able to provide more and better services to community partners.

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Combining the Strengths of Women to Create a Prosperous Future


Ms. Khady Seck is chair of a microfinance women's group in Diokoul Epicenter in Senegal. Empowered by the epicenter trainings, Khady has also taken on the position of counselor to the village women and coordinated the shared maintenance of the local environment, reducing rates of diseases like malaria.

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Having the Strength to Overcome Poverty


My name is Mrs. Lénindou Agbognihoue. It is because of the lessons I learned from Vision, Commitment and Action workshops at [my] epicenter that I had the courage and strength to take care of myself and the future of my children.

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Learning How to Manage Money in the Microfinance Program

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Mrs. Carlota Pelembe, mother of seven and Microfinance Program partner at Manhiça Epicenter in Mozambique, learns how to best manage her loans for maximum profit.

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From Peanuts to Rabbits: A Model for Success in the Microfinance Program

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Thanks to lessons learned at THP workshops, Gisèle Azandossessi increased her farm and her income. With the profit, she was able to purchase a motorbike and can now sell her rabbits in town.

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