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Jaldu Epicenter Savings and Credit Cooperative Honored for Outstanding Achievement

Gudatu SACCO cups

Gudatu Saving and Credit Cooperative (SACCO), or rural bank, of The Hunger Project's Jaldu Epicenter in Ethiopia has been awarded two cups and certificates for its outstanding work in mobilizing the highest number of women members and the highest saving amounts among other SACCOs at the regional and federal levels.

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The Washington Weekly - April 3, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: World Bank President: End Extreme Poverty by 2030; Post-2015 Agenda: Readout from Bali, Request for Input; TOPS Small Grants Program for Capacity Building; Upcoming Events

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Team Changes for THP-New Zealand

Ruth Osborne joins THP-New Zealand!

The Hunger Project-New Zealand bids a fond farewell to Country Director Charlotte Reynolds and welcomes Ruth Osborne.

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The Washington Weekly - March 26, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Celebrating World Water Day; IFPRI Hosts 1,000 Days; World Tuberculosis Day: Global Health and Diplomacy.

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Celebrating 2013 International Women's Day Around the World

Meher Afroj Chumki, a member of Parliament in Bangaldesh, opens the 2013 International Women's Day Rally in Dhaka

Each year, The Hunger Project joins billions of people around the world in celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) to honor and raise a voice for women around the world. Particularly relevant given recent violent acts against women, this year's IWD theme was “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.” On March 8, 2013, thousands of women and men partnered with The Hunger Project around the world to advocate for equality, prosperity and empowerment for all women – see how.

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More Than a Sandwich, It's a Movement

Jaimie Gilroy, UVM alumna, FeelGood activist explains how selling grilled cheese can become a social movement

University of Vermont alumna and FeelGood activist, Jamie Gilroy, explains how selling grilled cheese sandwiches on college campuses can become a world-changing social movement.

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World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation

World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation - Ugandan villager carries water to her family, 2013

Friday, March 22nd is World Water Day! In honor of this universally valuable resource, join us in celebrating water and raising awareness about this year's theme of Water Cooperation. Stats, infographics and more!

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The Hunger Project and Land O'Lakes International Development Host Panel on Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence

THP and Land O'Lakes International Development Host Panel on Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence

As a part of the 57th UN Commission on the Status of Women, The Hunger Project and Land O’Lakes International Development hosted a parallel event on Women, Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence. Download the panelists' presentations here.

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The Washington Weekly - March 17, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Celebrate World Water Day! Also, CSW Agrees- Halt Violence Against Women! Bachelet Steps Down; Fao Launches New Food Hunger Metric; New Evidence Supports Our India Strategy.

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No Silence on Violence Against Women

Rita Sarin's IWD 2013 Statement, No Silence on Violence Against Women

Rita Sarin, Country Director for The Hunger Project-India, issues a statment for International Women's Day 2013 calling for an end to all types of violence against women in India and around the world.

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