On a recent visit to Mesqan Epicenter, THP staff conducted a survey among Microfinance Program participants to assess the program's performance and get insights on ways to improve it. The women shared about the difference THP has made in their lives. "Now, we have a beautiful meeting hall within the epicenter building, the health clinic provides services within a few minutes' walk, our children--particularly our daughters--attend school without any fear or hindrance."
Beginning in October 2009, we asked you to invest in The Hunger Project as part of a campaign called "Match Their Courage and We'll Match Your Money." Thanks to many existing and new investors, we sailed passed our goal!
Five THP partners were honored with awards in Ghana's National Farmers' Day Celebration. These honorees have pledged to share their experiences with other farmers to improve food security and farm incomes in their epicenters.
Margarita Ruiz, the State Coordinator for Chiapas for The Hunger Project-Mexico, was awarded the "State Prize for Youth" from the state of Chiapas. Margarita was cited for her work in community mobilization and received the award on December 14, 2009.
Send a holiday e-card while spreading the word about The Hunger Project to your friends and family with one of our new e-cards! There are six designs with great photos to choose from -- also included are birthday and other greetings! Start now!
A.K Manik is part of our Youth Ending Hunger program in Bangladesh. He has established a library in his village, which is actively used by community members and students. Manik also started a literacy center to teach basic literacy and numeracy to villagers.
On December 1, 2009, The Hunger Project-Uganda commemorated World AIDS Day at the Kiboga District's main playground. Over 500 people participated in the event, and the Kiboga Resident District Commissioner was the guest of honor.