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Keep up to date with The Hunger Project’s news and events in the UK.

Click on the news stories below to find out about our community of people in the UK who are committed to the sustainable end of world hunger.

World Hunger Day 2019

On May 28, 2019, join The Hunger Project in celebrating the Ninth Annual World Hunger Day!   Started in 2011 by The Hunger Project UK, World Hunger Day is an initiative that aims to raise awareness about the 821 million people living in chronic...

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Rough Runner Challenge back for 2019!

The family challenge IS BACK. Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi’s Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House....

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Music from the Heart concert

Piano music by Beethoven, Schumann, Granados, Ravel, Debussy and Chopin. Introduced and played by Nicholas Merton MA ATCL. The Hunger Project is delighted to be supported by "Music from the Heart",  a concert from Nicholas and Chrissy Merton. Please...

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Microfinance

The Hunger Project’s Microfinance Programme addresses a critical missing link for the end of hunger in Africa: the economic empowerment of the most important but least supported food producers on the continent – Africa’s women. From the beginning,...

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Support The Hunger Project on #GivingTuesday!

The antidote to “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, #GivingTuesday is back 27 November 2018!   #GivingTuesday is a global movement to create an international day of giving. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday and Cyber...

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Congratulations to our Rough Runners

They took on sweeper arms, giant pigeon battles, big balls and The Travelator. Huge congratulations to our team of Rough Runners and Roughian Rascals who took on the Rough Runner challenge! So far our challengers have raised over £5000 and still...

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Unleashed Women take on Rough Runner Challenge

Sunday 9th September, Finsbury Park, London Unleash your power and take on the Rough Runner Challenge alongside other Unleashed Women and their families. Based on your favourite TV game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi’s Castle and Ninja...

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Razia, Bangladesh

“Every woman should be skilled and economically self-reliant… Otherwise, the problems of women could never be solved…”

Rita, Ghana

“I worked with the teachers, sensitising the school children on the effects and the harms teenage pregnancy can do to them.”

Rejeya, Bangladesh

“Now I do not pass the night without food and my other family members can eat full meals at night.”