Latest News

State of the World’s Children: ‘Every Child Counts’

The State of the World’s Children 2014: ‘Every Child Counts’

Last week, UNICEF released The State of the World’s Children, a guide that presents the most recent key statistics on survival, development and protection of the world’s 2.2 billion children. Learn more about current trends and how you can help advance children’s rights.

Read More

All Politics is Local: Building Grassroots Democracy from the Bottom Up

All Politics is Local: Building Grassroots Democracy from the Bottom Up with participatory local democracy.

The old saying that “All politics is local” is especially true when it comes to overcoming poverty and hunger. Actually getting basic public services to work requires good local government. Learn why we've prioritized work with local government.

Read More

Ten Ways to Fight Hunger and Poverty

Ten Ways to Fight Hunger and Poverty Every Day with The Hunger Project

Looking for ways to get involved with The Hunger Project? Here are a few easy ways to shop, search, share, design, volunteer, dine and even game for a purpose! Join us today and every day in empowering people around the world to end hunger and poverty.

Read More
Keywords:

2014: A Great Year in the Making

2014: A Great Year in the Making at The Hunger Project!

In 2013, The Hunger Project joined the world community in declaring that the end of chronic hunger is possible by the year 2030. With your support we look forward to making this a reality. Keep the momentum going and get the word out about the issues you care about all year long!

Read More

FeelGood Success in 2013!

The presence of hundreds of youth on 21 college campuses, engaged in sharing stories of their village partners and raising the financial resources needed, is truly extraordinary. The Hunger Project is inspired by the initiative that each FeelGood change maker has taken this year, and by the deep commitment and passion they have shown to promote the end of hunger.

Read More
Keywords:

2013 Human Rights Day and Action Against Gender-Based Violence

Celebrating 2013 Human Rights Day and Action Against Gender-Based Violence

As Human Rights Day comes to a close, it also concludes the nation wide initiative known as 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Our colleagues in India bring us this report of their 16 Days activities.

Read More
Keywords:

Launching the Mexican Network for Family Farming

Lorena launching the Mexican Network for Family Farming

On November 22, The Hunger Project-Mexico, together with 20 other institutions including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), launched the Mexican Network for Family Farming. The network aims to promote the International Year of Family Farming, recently launched by the United Nations globally for the year 2014, through various government and civil society actions.

Read More

Information is Progress: Visits to Chirapaq Communities

Information is Progress: Visits to Chirapaq Communities

"After meeting with the Organization of Indigenous Women of Laramate leaders in Lima at the World Conference of Indigenous Women, a declaration they made stuck with me as we drove 10 hours to their mountainous villages: 'An informed community is one that progresses.'" Hunger Project staff member Bridget Barry brings us this field report of her visit to indigenous communities in Peru.

Read More

World Conference of Indigenous Women: "We are not a problem; we are the solution"

World Conference of Inigenous Women: "We are not a problem; we are the solution"

As the world convenes to decide the priorities for the international development agendas, indigenous women united in Peru to demand that their voices be heard. The World Conference of Indigenous Women (WCIW) took place October 28-30 at the Plaza del Bosque hotel in Lima, Peru with an indigenous women's presence led by The Hunger Project's Tarcila Rivera Zea.

Read More
Keywords:

The Hunger Project Mourns the Passing of Africa Prize Laureate Nelson Mandela

Mandela at the 1994 Africa Prize

The Hunger Project mourns the passing of the greatest leader of our era - Nelson Mandela. President Mandela was the father of South Africa's freedom and a beacon of hope to his nation, his continent and our world. He received The Hunger Project's 1994 Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger at a ceremony with President Bill Clinton in Washington, DC.

Read More
Syndicate content