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Earth Day 2009

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Climate change threatens to reverse progress in the fight against hunger and poverty. The Hunger Project calls on people around the world to support efforts to mobilize grassroots communities and build their resilience to cope with the challenges that climate change presents.

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Change to believe in: The Hunger Project-Uganda's impact

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We are delighted to announce the release of an impact assessment of The Hunger Project's work in Uganda. The study was carried out at the end of 2008 on a pro-bono basis by an independent, external consulting firm.

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Rita Sarin Honored As One of 25 Women of Excellence

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Rita Sarin, Country Director of The Hunger Project-India was honored as one of 25 women leaders at the Women of Excellence Awards on April 28, 2009.

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Epicenter Community Provides Safe Water to 6,000 Villagers

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This project, undertaken in partnership with Rotary International, other local Rotary Clubs in Ethiopia and The Hunger Project, will supply clean tap water to over 6,000 of our grassroots partners who once suffered endemic waterborne disease.

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The Hunger Project Celebrates International Women's Day around the World

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The Hunger Project celebrated International Women's Day 2009 throughout the world with events, media articles and a special conference call.

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International Women's Day 2009

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On International Women's Day 2009, The Hunger Project (THP) is proud to join with "women and men united to end violence against women and girls." In order to achieve the sustainable end of world hunger, women and men must work together, without the threat of violence, as full and equal partners.

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Elected Woman Leader in India Fights Domestic Violence

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Khusboon Khatoon, was a child bride at 12 years of age. She was widowed early. Following her participation in The Hunger Project's Women's Leadership Workshop, Khusboon gained the courage to take on domestic violence cases in her community and train other women about their rights.

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Bangladesh National Youth Conference 2008

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In Bangladesh, several hundred youth and adults gathered in December 2008 for the annual Youth Ending Hunger Conference to discuss issues ranging from education campaigns, to math competitions and anti-tobacco advertising.

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Bolivia Ratifies New Constitution

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Rafael García Mora, SJ, Director General of ACLO, The Hunger Project's partner in Bolivia, says "The challenge will be for Bolivian women and men to make this new constitution not just a beautiful set of statements, but a foundation for building a future of justice, harmony, and progress."

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The Great Worldwide Divide in Maternal Health

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UNICEF's recently released State of the World's Children 2009 report focuses on maternal mortality. The statistics revealed in the report are shocking.

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