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The Hunger Project in the News
Letter to the Editor submitted to the New York Times by Rita Sarin, Country Director of The Hunger Project-India
in response to the article by Nicholas Kristof entitled "When Women Rule" (download pdf)
Social action comes in many forms these days, sometimes in unlikely combinations, such as: grilled cheese makers in Vermont teaming up with female farmers in Burkina Faso. Or students' grasping world hunger issues ... with greasy fingers.
Rita Sarin, country director of the Hunger Project, argues that this is all to the good. When a woman holds the reins, she is more likely to invest government monies in providing better quality rations to the needy than in constructing a lamppost... (link to full article)