Stories of Success

Amina Kasim, Ghana

Amina Kasim Has Attained Financial Independence and Self-Confidence

Amina Kasim, a member and shareholder of the Atuobikrom Epicenter Microfinance Program Credit Committee in Ghana, gains financial independence and self-confidence through microfinance and business.


In Peru, Maria Rises Out of Struggle and Inspires Others To Follow in Her Footsteps

Maria began knitting clothing and selling artisanal products in order to support her children’s’ health and education. After a few years, the district mayor invited Maria to participate in a contest with her products. She won a cash reward, which inspired her to keep working passionately.


In Ghana, Rita Teaches Family Planning and Helps Reduce Teen Pregnancy

Rita Korley joined The Hunger Project-Ghana as an animator trainee in 2007. Since completing the training, she has been educating her community on topics such as forced marriage, child labor and domestic violence.


Through Numerous Initiatives, Djiby Exhibits the Dedication Required to Bring Sustainable Development to Senegal

Through his numerous, widespread initiatives, Djiby exhibits the dedication required to bring holistic, sustainable growth to the communities surrounding Mpal Epicenter.


In Burkina Faso, Sankara Salamata Broadens Earning Horizons With the Introduction of Market Gardens

Sankara Salamata, along with other credit committee members and The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso, recently set up a market garden for the women of Boulkon Epicenter to work on during the dry season to produce vegetables.


From HIV Positive to HIV Animator, Raymond Empowers Members in His Community to Lead Healthier Lives

Raymond and his wife, diagnosed with HIV in 2008, now lead healthy lives and educate their community about HIV prevention.

Entrepreneurship Promotion Program

The Entrepreneurship Promotion Program in Benin: Changing Lives of Youth Through Business

The Hunger Project-Benin’s Entrepreneurship Promotion Program provides technical and educational support to encourage entrepreneurship and business growth. Bossou Kocou Jean is one entrepreneur who has benefited from the program.


After Being Denied an Education of Her Own, Razia Advocates for the Education of All Children

After being denied a complete education because she was forced to marry at 14, Razia Sultana, from Bangladesh, now serves as both a model of self-reliance and an advocate for the education of girls and children in her community.

David - Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, Building a Resilient Community Against Disease

David Podiagué from Burkina Faso is a 33-year-old licensed nurse who has been working with the Center of Health and…

Dado - Ethiopia Success Story

In Ethiopia, Dado raises five nephews on her own and vows to lift her community out of poverty

Dado dropped out of school at grade seven to take care of her five nephews after her brother passed away. Now an epicenter leader, she vows to combat poverty in her community.