Five case studies of members of the first African Woman Food Farmer Initiative (AWFFI) loan groups at Jaldu Epicenter in Ethiopia. These women received their first loans in June 2005 and successfully repaid their loans in June 2006.
On August 15, the Zacatecas house of government witnessed the signing of an important agreement between the Zacatecas government, the State System of Development and Family (SEDIF) and the civil society represented by the Hunger Project Mexico.
The Hunger Project has pioneered a holistic, bottom-up, gender-focused strategy - the epicenter strategy - that empowers millions of women and men in more than 1,000 African villages to meet their basic needs on a sustainable basis.
The Hunger Project, with its local implementing partner organizations, is officially responsible for empowering the population of 74 Tsunami-affected villages in 17 panchayats to rebuild their communities and their lives.
In Peru, sixty leaders of indigenous women's organizations, plus five male leaders of indigenous networks, participated in a 4-day workshop entitled: "Human Rights: For a World Without Hunger and Poverty."