This report covers the achievements and lessons learned from the first half of Year Two of the Robertson Challenge - a five year commitment to demonstrate that the successful Epicenter Strategy of The Hunger Project can be taken to national scale through an initial exercise in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The capacity-full wide and vaulted auditorium of Gonoshastho Kendra (Centre for People's Health Care) reverberated with a thousand jubilant young voices as the twelfth annual conference of Youth Ending Hunger got off to a vibrant start.
From December 6th – 17th, Dr. Fitigu Tadesse, Vice President for Africa, and Amrote Abdella, Senior Program Officer for AWFFI travel to Senegal to monitor the progress of programs being implemented by The Hunger Project-Senegal.
Investor leaders and staff visit The Hunger Project's programs in Bangladesh for four days of non-stop action. The Hunger Project-Bangladesh has been hard at work under the leadership of Dr. Badiul Majumdar.
Joan Holmes' keynote presentation marks the 30th anniversary of The Hunger Project. Since it's inception thirty years ago, The Hunger Project has become a worldwide movement with people in over 33 countries.
The Sarojini Naidu Prize, instituted by The Hunger Project, for best reporting on Women and Panchayati Raj was awarded to three journalists in an inspiring function held at the the Chinmaya Mission in New Delhi on October 2, 2007.