Poverty

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with The Hunger Project

04/21/2014
The Hunger Project joins millions of people around the world in celebrating Earth Day this April 22.Protecting and restoring our natural environment is fundamental to ending hunger and poverty.  The communities with whom we work are comprised primarily of food farmers and...
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The End of Extreme Poverty #By2030

04/15/2014
The last two decades have been the most successful in history in the fight against poverty: the share of people living in extreme poverty – or on less than US$1.25 per day – has been cut in half worldwide, from 43% in 1990 to less than 20% today. However, more than one billion...
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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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The Hunger Project Joins Live Below the Line

03/25/2014
The Hunger Project is thrilled to be a part of the Live Below the Line campaign. Members of our global staff team are participating under the theme “Community.” The Hunger Project joins thousands of people around the world who are taking the Live Below the Line challenge to...
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More than Mothers: Reflections on Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights

03/24/2014
Throughout the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, Hunger Project staff engaged in a number of events and conversations centered on women’s rights and empowerment. The Hunger Project itself co-hosted a parallel event called "Gender is Fundamental to All the...
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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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1,000 Days and International Women's Day: Liberation and Nutrition

03/14/2014
We are proud to be a part of the 1,000 Days global initiative, the United Nations Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) initiative and other global and national forums advocating for a priority on nutrition. On the occasion of International Women's Day 2014 (March...
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"My Soul Sings A Different Beat" By Fiona Anchal

03/03/2014
Fiona Anchal, a businesswoman who returned from her journey to India with The Hunger Project and Business Chicks in February, reflects on her experience. Business Chicks is a professional network based in Australia that connects businesswomen through their online member...
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Using Cutting-edge Mobile Technology to Monitor Programs

02/19/2014
“As a supervisor, using iFormBuilder for data collection was an exciting experience. It reduced the workload of checking the questionnaires’ accuracy as I could check the data in database right after syncing it—while our enumerators were still in the field. There were no cases...
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