The Hunger Project's Epicenter Strategy
The Hunger Project’s (THP’s) Epicenter Strategy unites 5,000 to 15,000 people in a cluster of villages to create an “epicenter,” or a dynamic center where communities are mobilized for action to meet their basic needs. This holistic strategy takes them on a path to sustainable self-reliance through four distinct p
The Hunger Project's (THP's) Microfinance Program is a training, savings and credit program that addresses a critical missing link for the end of hunger in Africa: the economic empowerment of the most important but least supported food producers on the continent - Africa's women.
Five-Year Cycle of Empowering Women's Leadership
Effective bottom-up strategies for ending hunger and poverty combine three factors: mobilizing people at the grassroots level to build self-reliance, empowering women as key change agents and forging effective partnerships with local government. In India, these come together in our Panchayati Raj Campaign.
The Sarojini Naidu Prize for Best Reporting on Women and Panchayati Raj
The press plays a critical role in India. Throughout the twentieth century, India's media have participated in the Freedom Movement, generated response to famine and disaster, and strengthened Indian democracy.
Halting the Spread of HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS is devastating Africa's most productive generation, setting back decades of progress in ending hunger. AIDS is killing farmers, teachers and health workers. Food production and life expectancies are dropping. Infant mortality rates are rising.
An expert panel of Nobel laureate economists known as the Copenhagen Consensus met in May 2012 to set priorities for solving the world’s greatest challenges. After extensive research and consultation, they determined that the single best investment the world could make to advance health and prosperity would be to fight malnutrition in young children.