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Ghana epicentres achieve targets for self reliance

  In eight countries of Africa, our Epicentre Strategy mobilizes clusters of rural villages into “epicentres,” which band together 5,000-15,000 people to create a dynamic centre where communities are mobilized for action to meet their basic needs. This strategy is designed to partner with communities over a period of about eight years after which they graduate to a phase of “sustainable self-reliance,” […]

A Day in Her Food – The Hunger Project UK launches new food challenge campaign

  The Hunger Project UK has launched a new experiential food campaign to highlight the impact of hunger on women around the world. “A Day in Her Food challenges participants to live one day (or more) experiencing what a woman living in chronic hunger in Senegal, Bangladesh, or Peru, would eat, understanding to small extent […]

Ndereppe epicentre enters the final phase towards self-reliance

Thirteen years of partnership with The Hunger Project has brought the Ndereppe community in Senegal a long way. During this last phase of the epicentre strategy the villagers are preparing for the withdrawal of The Hunger Project. Ndereppe consists of thirteen villages with a total of 9500 inhabitants, all living within walking distance of each […]



Rita teaches family planning, and helps reduce teen pregnancy in Ghana

Rita Korley joined The Hunger Project-Ghana as an animator trainee in 2007. Since completing the training, she has been educating her community on topics such as forced marriage, child labor and domestic violence. In 2010, Rita decided to focus her efforts on preventing teen pregnancy since, until then, three or four girls each year took […]

After being denied an education of her own, Razia advocates for the education of all children

After being denied a complete education because she was forced to marry at 14, Razia Sultana, from Bangladesh, now serves as both a model of self-reliance and an advocate for the education of girls and children in her community. While searching to find alternative methods to rescue her family from destitution, Razia was informed of […]

Volunteering at The Hunger Project – an intern’s point of view

Kelsey has been an intern at The Hunger Project UK for three and a half months, assisting the team during one of our busiest and event-filled times of the year. As she comes to the end of her internship, we asked Kelsey about her experience:   How did you find out about The Hunger Project […]

Coming together in unity: The Hunger Project Harambee gala dinner

On the 21st of November, The Hunger Project’s staff, supporters and investors came together to celebrate the Harambee Gala Dinner. A Swahili word, “Harambee” means “coming together in unity” and this was truly put into action as around 100 guests gathered in central London at The Anthologist restaurant. We were honoured to welcome The Hunger […]

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