News

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

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

If you’re looking for inspiring stories from our programme countries, click here.

Meet our Unleashed Women – Simone Whitfield

Simone Whitfield is a member of The Hunger Project UK’s Unleashed Women movement. She recently took part in fundraising challenge to abseil down London’s tallest sculpture, the ArcelorMittal Orbit and raised an incredible amount of money.  We asked Simone a few questions about her abseil experience, why she joined Unleashed Women and her fundraising tips.

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World Food Day 2023

We are proud to join our global community this World Food Day in raising awareness about the importance of water and creating sustainable solutions to conserve it.

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An interview with Lauren.

I had the privilege of having a delightful conversation with our exceptional intern, Lauren, during which I inquired about her motivation for joining The Hunger Project. She eloquently expressed that her core values resonated deeply with The Hunger Project's mission,...

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THP-UK launches Unleashed Women 20 to 30 for International Youth Day 2023

Saturday 12th August is International Youth Day, a Global Day of Significance led by the United Nations to recognise the influence of young people on the world and to promote their inclusion in building a better future with all of us.

This year, for IYD 2023, The Hunger Project UK is excited to announce the launch of Unleashed Women 20 to 30!

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Kossigui’s Story

Affectionately called Safoura, Kossigui Ganigui is 45 years old and the mother of 6 children including 2 girls. Safoura is a partner of the Sonon-Guinagourou epicentre. In 2012, she was interviewed by THP Netherlands about the different activities she carries out, her goals and also her dreams. What has she become? We spoke to Safoura in 2021 where she shared her story with us.

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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.”