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News Archive: August-2010

Cleanslate gives The Hunger Project UK website a new look

25  August, 2010 Our new website has gone live with lots of new social media features and content. A big thanks to Cleanslate for their generosity, support and digital & design expertise. All in record time.

New Vice President of Hunger Project Programmes in Africa

22, August 2010 We are pleased to announce that Dr Idrissa Dicko has been appointed the new Vice President of Africa Programmes at The Hunger Project, following the retirement of Dr Fitigu Tadesse. Dr Dicko has worked with us for the last 14 years as Country Director in Burkina Faso.

Angela Rippon OBE becomes a Patron of The Hunger Project

18, August 2010 We are proud to announce that Angela Rippon, Broadcaster & Author has become the charity’s patron. Angela will support the charity’s fundraising, education and awareness activities through public appearances and endorsements.

Catastrophic Floods in Pakistan

14, August 2010
Floods in Pakistan have left more than 1,300 people dead and 14 million affected as waters wash away people’s homes, crops and livelihoods.

Mary Ellen McNish Appointed President & CEO

14, August 2010 It is with great pleasure that we announce that Mary Ellen McNish has been appointed President and CEO of The Hunger Project. Mary Ellen joins The Hunger Project in New York after serving 10 years as General Secretary, the executive head, of the American Friends Service Committee.

Ghana – The Hunger Project launch project to build capacity of women in politics

12, August 2010 The Hunger Project, Ghana collaborate with other NGOs to build capacity of women’s participation in politics/government both nationally and locally. News Article

The Hunger Project is delighted to announce a new partnership with Extraordinary Ones

5, August 2010 This great organisation partners with restaurants/food outlets, which then give their customers the opportunity to pay an extra 20 pence on their meal to help end world hunger. 100% of these donations go to The Hunger Project.

Happy 50th Birthday – Burkina Faso

4, August 2010 Find out more about our work in Burkina Faso as they begin their 50th independence celebrations. We have 15 epicentres across Burkina, empowering more than 200,000 people to take steps to end their own hunger and poverty.