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The Hunger Project's Executive Vice President John Coonrod explains how gender discrimination is at the root of poverty and hunger and that country-specific gender analysis is crucial for real solutions. As originally published on Local First.

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Highlights from the Outcome Evaluation Pilot Project in Ghana and Malawi

Microfinance Partner Blandina Pias & Husband share household decisions in Malawi

In August 2012, The Hunger Project carried out a large-scale outcome evaluation pilot project consisting of in-depth interviews, focus groups and household surveys in Ghana and Malawi. The purpose being to evaluate data collection tools being used in the field and to empower epicenter committees to set priorities and track progress for the overall development of Hunger Project programs.

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Citi Walk-Run-Bike Participant Steven Yong Contemplates Hunger and Thirst

Citi Walk-Run-Bike participant Steven Yong shares his experience

Right now, Citi employees around the world are banding together for a virtual event to walk, run or bike 100 kilometers in 100 days to raise $100,000 toward ending hunger and poverty in our world. Citi employee Steven Yong shares about truly understanding what it means to want for resources like food and water.

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Citi Walk-Run-Bike Participant Gregg Morton Shares His Experience

Citi Walk-Run-Bike Participant Gregg Morton Shares His Experience

Right now, Citi employees around the world are banding together for a virtual event to walk, run or bike 100 kilometers in 100 days to raise $100,000 toward ending hunger and poverty in our world. Citi employee Gregg Morton shares about an inspiring day in the movement to end hunger!

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New WHO Report Says Uganda Maternal Mortality Rates Down, Still Work to Do

2013 WHO Report: Maternal mortality rates down, still work to do

According to a recent report from the World Health Organization, maternal deaths in Uganda have been reducing at a rate of 5.1% every year over the last ten years. Titled “Countdown to 2015: maternal, newborn, and child survival," the report applauds the decline but seeks to remind the global community of the power of and work left to do in reducing maternal morality.

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Turning the World 'Inside Out' in Malawi

Inside Out in Malawi -- photy by Ellen Doherty

Among its many programs, The Hunger Project engages with communities around the world to achieve financial security. Financial security comes in many forms. One community that is, unfortunately, well acquainted with financial insecurity is the fishermen in Malawi. Today we feature a project called Inside Out -- an admirable cause working to empower and give a voice to this neglected population in a creative way.

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Mexico’s National Crusade Against Hunger

Mexico’s National Crusade Against Hunger -- THP Country Director Meets President of Mexico

The Government of Mexico is pioneering a locally oriented social program to eradicate hunger called the National Crusade Against Hunger (the Crusade). Having submitted initial recommendations to influence its development, The Hunger Project-Mexico is eager to continue supporting the Crusade as it is implemented in all four of our program states.

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Kiwis Inspired to Take a Stand Against Chronic Hunger

VP for Advancement Betsy Deisroth meets with activists in New Zealand

In June 2013, staff and volunteers of The Hunger Project-New Zealand were delighted to host Betsy Deisroth, Vice President for Advancement in Auckland from New York. Over the course of two evening events, Betsy inspired and encouraged local activism towards the end of chronic hunger, and updated Kiwi supporters on the impact their work is having around the world.

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Over Two Decades of Activism to End Global Hunger

S. Hardwick - Long-time hunger activist in New Zealand

For over two decades, veteran activist and Aucklander, Shirley Hardwick, has been working to end global hunger. If you were in intermediate school in the eighties in New Zealand, there is a good chance that, during geography class, you saw an educational video on chronic persistent hunger which Shirley had sent to the teacher. 

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THP-Burkina Epicenter Welcomes Council Members

Burkina Epicenters Welcome Council Members

THP-Burkina is moving forward with epicenter tours to build relationships with Council Members and newly elected officials.

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