Health

The Hunger Project is Living Below the Line for our Partners like Mangi Bai

04/02/2014
The Hunger Project is honored to be a major partner in the Live Below the Line campaign. The international campaign challenges participants to live on the equivalent of $1.50 for food and drink for five days between April 28 - May 2, 2014 to raise funds for and awareness...
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Moringa in Benin: Super Food Nutrition and Income Generating Production

03/31/2014
Margaux Yost, Africa Programs Associate at The Hunger Project Global Office, recently traveled to Mozambique and Benin to observe our Health and Nutrition programs. Over a series of two blog posts, Margaux has explored two key aspects of successful development: program...
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Focusing on Nutrition in Mozambique

03/17/2014
Margaux Yost, Africa Programs Associate at The Hunger Project Global Office, recently traveled to Mozambique and Benin to observe our Health and Nutrition programs. Over a series of two blog posts, Margaux explores two key aspects of successful development: program...
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William Easterly’s Tyranny of Experts: It’s “Time at Last” for Development to be about Human Rights and Equality

03/14/2014
At a recent book launch for Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor at Cooper Union’s Great Hall in New York in early March, development economist at New York University (NYU)’s Development Research Institute William Easterly...
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State of the World’s Children: ‘Every Child Counts’

02/02/2014
Last week, UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) released The State of the World’s Children, a guide that presents the most recent key statistics on survival, development and protection of the world’s 2.2 billion children. The report, ‘Every Child Counts’ aimed to reveal...
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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

11/25/2013
The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday.” But this year, for the second year in a row, something unique will take place on December 3, 2013: #GivingTuesday.#...
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Listen to Exec VP John Coonrod: Empowering Women at Every Level

09/17/2013
Our Executive Vice President, John Coonrod, was a guest on the weekly radio show Green Hour. He explains why The Hunger Project's women-led strategy to reducing hunger and poverty is crucial to reaching the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and points to Malawi President Joyce...
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New WHO Report Says Uganda Maternal Mortality Rates Down, Still Work to Do

07/24/2013
According to a recent report from the World Health Organization, maternal deaths in Uganda have been reducing at a rate of 5.1% every year over the last ten years. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals for 2015 have called for the improvement of maternal health,...
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Measuring Empowerment: The Columbia SIPA Team’s Experience in Mexico and Benin

06/11/2013
In March 2013, a Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) team of six split into two and embarked on field visits to two country offices: Mexico and Benin. In addition to seeking a better understanding of The Hunger Project's (THP's) mission and activities on...
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10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013

04/16/2013
How many hungry people are there in the world and is the number going down? What effect does hunger have on children and what can we do to help them? Here are 10 facts that go some way to explaining why hunger is the single biggest solvable problem facing the world today. ...
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