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Unleashed Women Mud Challenge

Our women’s mud challenge is UNLEASHED! When: Saturday 9 September 2017 @ 13:00 Location: Dorking, Surrey Cost: £50 per contestant Minimum fundraising requirement: £150 Register Here: http://www.unleashedwomen.org.uk/events/mud_challenge/ The Unleashed Women Challenge takes place over a 5 km obstacle course set in the stunning Surrey countryside only 30-40 minutes from London. Voted the UK’s best assault course […]

City Against Hunger Mud Challenge

  City Against Hunger The City gets its own exclusive 5k Mud Challenge Date and Time: Friday 15th September 2017 from 1pm onwards Location: Nuts Challenge Course, Dorking Register: http://cityagainsthunger.org/   Who will emerge victorious from the muddiest trenches, cargo net climbs, tyre walls, pontoon lake crossings and the unforgettable Hell River to be crowned the […]

Unleashed Women Leadership Fund is charity partner of the Women in Finance Awards

  We are delighted to announce that The Hunger Project’s Unleashed Women Leadership Fund is the charity partner of the Women in Finance Awards! Despite making up more than half the finance workforce, women continue to dramatically lag behind their male counterparts in leadership roles. “Women account for 23 per cent of board members and […]

One week. No treats. Help end hunger

NO Sugar Challenge For one week, pledge to say NO to added, processed sugar, and artificial sweeteners, in solidarity with the 795 million people across the world who live below the poverty line and for whom treats are a rare occurrence. Receive support from two professional health coaches, who’ll be sharing recipes, tips, advice and […]

With a microfinance loan, Guiré is able to grow her restaurant

  Today, Guiré Salimata finds herself busy running a successful restaurant and providing for her five children. In 2013, before Guiré began participating in the Boulkon Epicentre Microfinance Program with The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso, her restaurant was just a small shop serving rice, soup and beans in the village market. Since being given a loan of 50,000 West […]

The Unleashed Women Leadership Fund

Are you hungry? Not in the literal sense, but for change? Do you seek purpose, meaning, connection, love, openness, authenticity or leadership? If so, you are not alone. We recognise that many women in the UK have the same hunger. The Unleashed Women Leadership Fund aims to end this hunger that holds us back from being […]

The Bake Off moves to Senegal! New training opportunities for our partners

  In December 2015 The Hunger Project UK’s supporters donated to our Big Give Christmas Appeal. We are delighted to announce that these generous donations were doubled by the match-funding campaign. Thanks to this investment, we have been able to train entrepreneurial women from our programmes in Senegal in baking with a difference: baking using local accessible grains. From cakes made with […]

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 […]