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.
24 year old Zebiba is an Unleashed Woman. She lives with her husband and their one year old son. They live in the highlands of Ethiopia, far from hospitals, health clinics and other services. Living in such a remote area meant Zebiba never learnt...read more
Louise is from a small village in Benin, West Africa. She lives with her six children and her husband, who works the land and grows corn. In the past, Louise wasn’t allowed to participate in decision-making, either in her own home or the...read more
Amina used to live in chronic hunger. She could not see any way out of the repetitive daily struggle to survive. She had no hope for the future. Her life involved spending days gather wood, walking for hours to collect water, and back-breaking work...read more
Before The Hunger Project came to his community, Dennis was living in severe hunger. “Sometimes I found small jobs to do in exchange for food. Sometimes I would have to beg for food. Sometimes I would have to steal from my neighbours. Often, I would...read more
Ndeye Loum is a volunteer who has been trained by The Hunger Project in Coki, Senegal. She lives in a village called Kane’ene Khar and says, before her training, there was no way she would have spoken in front of a group of people to talk about the...read more
Taking part in workshops run by The Hunger Project got Ndeye Ndiaye thinking about her future. She had learned to read and write in school and had also taken literacy classes but she had never been inspired to put her skills into action. When she...read more
For many years Bienvenu and his wife Justine have been farming chickens, turkeys and rabbits. After attending workshops at Zakpota Epicentre in Benin, they learned how to expand their business. They have applied for credit from the bank and have...read more
Abigail Tei is a 27-year-old entrepreneur from Boti in the eastern region of Ghana. Abigail is a local fashion designer and also the producer of a local soft drink made from hibiscus plant called Sobolo. Abigail started her business after she...read more
In Bangladesh, boys are typically valued more than girls. Girls are often pulled out of school at a young age to be married off. They aren’t able to earn an income for themselves or have a say in family decisions. They are made to look after...read more