21-Year-Old Youth Leader Opens School for Children in Slums
Trained as a youth leader by The Hunger Project (THP)-Bangladesh’s “Youth Ending Hunger” Programme, Tisha is now teaching the children from the slums in an open-air school that she called “School Under the Sky”
Creating Entrepreneurs in Uganda, Edridah starts a thriving business
With an initial loan to buy 50 birds, Edridah now has a thriving business, her children are in school and she is using her knowledge and skills, mentoring many more entrepreneurs in her community in Uganda.
Senegalese Entrepreneur Becomes Major Wholesaler of Produce
Full of energy and enterprising, Madame Ndiaye is now one of the major wholesalers of vegetables in her village. She supplies fresh produce to the majority of the women vegetable sellers in the Coki market.
Microfinance Leader Ensures 100 Percent Repayment Rate
Madame Djalla is president of the Kissamey Epicentre’s Microfinance Programme Committee. As such, she leads 17 women’s groups and has developed a monitoring system to ensure that her group members repay their loans on time.
Community Leader Demonstrates Farming Techniques
David Tetteh became involved with The Hunger Project in 2008 and, since then, he has become Vice Chair of his Epicentre Committee. He educates the members of his communities in farming techniques, and on his own farm, David cultivated nine acres of maize during the major farming season, compared to the two acres he planted previously.
Learning to Lead in Peru
The Hunger Project workshop in Chirapaq, Peru, inspired Ashaninka to transform her life. It changed her ideas about the role women could play in her society. Today, she is happier, more empowered within her family and a leader in her community.
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Microfinance Fosters the Development of a Local Leader
Genet is a dynamic woman who continually strives to improve her family life by embracing every new opportunity. She is a Chairperson of her official Rural Bank and a successful businesswoman, empowering others in her community.
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A woman in Senegal inspiring others
Mrs. Marième Harouna Ba, a WEP animator in Senegal has used her training to teach literacy, arithmetic and language skills to women in her community.
Putting a Vision into Action in Bangladesh
One unfortunate event after another left Jesmeen drained of assets, deprived of a loved one, and with little prospect for improvement. Still, she never gave up hope for a better future. With the help of The Hunger Project in Bangladesh, Jesmeen conceived a new vision for her life and gained the skills to put it into action. Inspired?
Finding New Beginnings with The Hunger Project in Ethiopia
Derare Hirpha, a 37-year-old married mother of six is a Jaldu Epicentre Committee member and secretary of the management committee for the Rural Bank. When she was young, she was abducted, forced to marry her abductor and lost all hopes of an education. Thanks to The Hunger Project, Derare has returned to reading and writing, is learning business management, generating her own income and owns various assets.
Training in Microdose and Organic Farming Triple Production
Delma Jean is a farmer and a member of Bissiga Epicentre in Burkina Faso. Through training in microdosing technology, Delma has more than tripled his production of maize. Now he lives in a solid house and sends his two children to secondary school.
Leadership and New Beginnings in Malawi’s HIV+ Community
Meet Elizabeth Kalimbuka, one of The Hunger Project’s specialised HIV/AIDS animators who has built up a bustling business. Elizabeth is a shining star in her community and a great example of the importance of supporting HIV-positive community members.
A Quechua Woman Leading by Inspiration and Clear Vision
Lola Bellido’s rise as a community leader began with developing her own core self-esteem. Now, she helps other women cultivate their own leadership.
New Businesswoman Generates Income to Provide for Her Family
Kibe Guta has excelled in a diverse selection of income-generating activities which are improving the quality of life for her and her family.
Ta’ Kun Kun: Indigenous Woman Finds Self-empowerment, One Step at a Time
A young Tzotzil woman used to wonder why it was that men in her community thought that they were right, and women always wrong. As she grew up and joined The Hunger Project workshops for women, she learned that anything is possible and has surrounded herself with people who respect women’s abilities and ambitions.
Combining the Strengths of Women to Create a Prosperous Future
Ms. Khady Seck of The Hunger Project -Senegal Chairs a microfinance programme (MFP) group that is combining the strengths of local women, creating solidarity, encouraging cohesion and undertaking income generating activities (IGAs) to increase the income and welfare of members.
Elected Woman Leader in India Fights Domestic Violence
Khusboon Khatoon, was a child bride at 12 years of age. She was widowed early. Following her participation in The Hunger Project’s Women’s Leadership Workshop, Khusboon gained the courage to take on domestic violence cases in her community and train other women about their rights.
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