Who We Work With
We believe hungry people themselves are the key to ending hunger.
Once empowered, there is no one more determined, more willing and more capable to end their own hunger. We work to unleash their vision, commitment and leadership so they can lift themselves and their families above the poverty line.
Click on the names below to read about some of our inspiring partners in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America.
Ophelia lives in Asenema, Ghana, where she works at the health centre. The work can be challenging but Ophelia enjoys her job as a nurse, especially as it allows her to create a a connection with members of her community. The number of clinic...read more
Grace is a businesswoman living with her husband and six children in Asenema, Ghana. Since taking a microfinance loan, Grace has been able to build her business, which has gone from strength to strength and given her financial independence. Grace...read more
Seth has been engaged with The Hunger Project’s activities since they started in Obenyemi, Ghana. He was one of the leaders who mobilized the community to start the construction of the epicentre with a clinic and a bank. “Previously we were...read more
Teresa and her husband live in Obeyemi, Ghana. Their children are all married and work in other villages. Teresa has been involved with The Hunger Project since they started in her area, and she was actively involved in the construction of...read more
Alberta works at a health clinic located in the epicentre building in Obenyemi, Ghana. The distance from her workplace and home means that she spends two weeks working in Obenyemi and then travels to Accra for a weekend to see her husband. Alberta...read more
Rebecka is a farmer, and she processes and sells palm oil in Boti, Ghana. She is married and has five children. Rebecka has participated in the microfinance programme implemented in her community by The Hunger Project. Thanks to this...read more
Abraham is a farmer, husband and farther living in Obenyemi, Ghana. The agriculture industry engages just over half of the country's labour force. The industry make up a large portion of Ghana's economy whilst also providing 90% of the country's...read more
Regina is divorced and lives with her two daughters, aged 14 and 21, outside Obenyemi, Ghana. Both her daughters are in education. Regina is a farmer and grows maize and ocher to support her family. She has joined The Hunger Project's microfinance...read more
In the Machakel region of north-eastern Ethiopia, at first glance, there doesn't seem to be much going on. In the rainy season, the grass grows well, and the hills are green. But if you look a little closer, you will see significant erosion on the...read more