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A Quechua Woman Leading by Inspiration and Clear Vision

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Lola Bellido's rise as a community leader began with developing her own core self-esteem. Now, she helps other women cultivate their own leadership.

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A Mexican Woman Finds the Power to Make Changes in Her Community

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Raquel Hernández has learned that leadership begins by liberating oneself. She is now mobilizing her community to earn income for a community savings fund to improve their health clinic.

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Ugandan Woman Food Farmer Chairs Women's Group and Village Loan Committee

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Mukama Hajira has seen her enterprising efforts grow since joining THP in 2003, and she is now putting her children through school, diversifying her income and chairing the Village Loan Committee.

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Solving Problems Together in Mozambique

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Caetano Malhaule is the President of Chokwe Epicenter Committee and is at the center of improving his community. He has mobilized other members of the community to fix the irrigation system at the epicenter.

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Leading to Greater Health Access in Senegal

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A natural leader, Pene Diarra has been critical to improving access to medical services at Dahra Epicenter. She leads a large women's organization and set up a health mutual in her community.

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Community Leader in Burkina Faso Stresses the Importance of Self-reliant Development

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After Yabré Belemgnégré participated in THP-Burkina workshops, she learned that development requires preparedness including a vision, a commitment and due actions. Yabré says, "If anything has to be done in our villages, it will have to be initiated and sustained by us, the local population, first and above all."

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Building a Farm from the Chicks Up in Benin

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Anagonou Hounzavi started with a dream two years ago, and thanks to planning, hard work, and a training program through THP, he has built a successful chicken farm starting with just six chicks in 2007. He is now expanding into rabbit breeding while supporting his family and proudly continues to train others on chicken farming.

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Woman Leader in Bangladesh Prioritizes Education

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Hosne Ara Asma, known as Asma, has been a THP animator in Bangladesh since 1997. After taking part in THP's special women leaders' training, she now regularly arranges courtyard meetings on issues such as sanitation, early marriage, nutrition and gender equality. In cooperation with other animators, Asma also runs three adult education centers.

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Woman Leader in Bangladesh Prioritizes Education

Asma in her tailor shop

Hosne Ara Asma, known as Asma, has been a THP animator in Bangladesh since 1997. After taking part in THP's special women leaders' training, she now regularly arranges courtyard meetings on issues such as sanitation, early marriage, nutrition and gender equality. In cooperation with other animators, Asma also runs three adult education centers.

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Elected Woman Leader in India Fights Domestic Violence

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Khusboon Khatoon, was a child bride at 12 years of age. She was widowed early. Following her participation in The Hunger Project's Women's Leadership Workshop, Khusboon gained the courage to take on domestic violence cases in her community and train other women about their rights.

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