Sanaz Memarsadeghi, AWFFI Program Officer, reports on a trip to Uganda. Epicenters in Uganda successfully run such programs as the African Woman Food Farmer Initiative (AWFFI) and the Strategic Planning in Action (SPIA) microfinance programs.
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.