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The Hunger Project Celebrates 20 Years in Benin and Burkina Faso

The Hunger Project-Benin and The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso are celebrating their 20th year of working to end chronic hunger and poverty! Our 20-year record of achievement in Benin and Burkina Faso is grounded in the principle that people must be the agents of their own change. We invite you to learn more about our programs in both countries, and celebrate community partners who are doing the incredible work of ending hunger for themselves, their neighbors and their families.
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World Water Day 2017: Why Waste Water?

On March 22, we celebrate World Water Day by raising awareness about water-related issues. The theme of World Water Day 2017 is Wastewater, to encourage individuals and communities to reduce and safely recycle the increasing quantities of dangerous wastewater produced.
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Celebrating 40 Years of Ending Hunger!

The Hunger Project began at a meeting of like-minded individuals in California on February 14, 1977. In honor of our 40th year, we invite you to explore some of the principles and values that are deeply rooted in our shared mission to end hunger and poverty.
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International Women’s Day 2017: Women in the Changing World of Work

Along with millions of people around the globe, The Hunger Project will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, a day that honors the achievements and calls attention to the rights of women. This year’s theme is “Women in the Changing World of Work.”
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Combating Violence Against Women in Benin through Community Leadership and Education

Violence and discrimination against women remains a pervasive challenge in Benin. To tackle this issue, we work with community partners through the Women’s Empowerment Program to empower local women through education and training.
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