Mexico

The Hunger Project-Mexico Empowers Community Partners with Data

At The Hunger Project, we believe that engaging community members with data is crucial to setting priorities and monitoring outcomes. By involving the local communities through data, The Hunger Project-Mexico is able to not just raise awareness, but provide our partners with the information needed to take charge of projects in their region and ensure they meet the needs of their community.

Green Stoves Improve Health of Community Members in Mexico

Traditional stoves in the villages where we work in Mexico fill houses with smoke that the whole family breathes in, creating poor health conditions from poor air quality. Read how The Hunger Project-Mexico is partnering with Water for Humans to improve community health and support environmental sustainability.

Participatory Democracy and a Sustainable End to Hunger in Mexico, Globally

On September 24, 2013, during the week of the UN General Assembly, The Hunger Project and UN Democracy Fund launched the inaugural State of Participatory Democracy Report; the product of a two-year partnership between the organizations to cultivate a global community of practice among individuals striving to build capacity for effective, responsive local governance. The Executive Head of UNDEF and a representative for Mexican President Peña Nieto spoke at the event, highlighting their commitment to this project and the prioritization of local democracy in global development.

THP-Mexico Expands to Four States

In Oaxaca, THP-Mexico, with community partners, installed ecological stoves, dry latrines and rainwater collection cisterns. THP-Mexico also coninued its work towards empowering youth by inviting youth calalysts from Zacatecas to a centralized animator training in Mexico City

Mexico’s National Crusade Against Hunger

Over seven million Mexicans are living in extreme poverty. One in four is living with some degree of food insecurity, despite the decree that all Mexicans are Constitutionally entitled to nutritious, sufficient and high-quality food. Recognizing this, President...

THP-Mexico Moves Closer to Self Sufficiency

During the last half of 2012, THP-Mexico had its first Inter-regional meeting and worked with 21,380 grassroots partners across 22 communities of nine municipalities in three states: Oaxaca, Chiapas and Zacatecas. In Chiapas, community partners received training from the National Institute for Cooperatives Development to begin to commercialize products in New York. In Zacatecas, THP Mexico helped revise current plans for the poultry farm. Additionally, THP Mexico joined advocacy campaigns and participated in advocacy meetings

Mexico Programs Honored with Premio Compartir Award

We are proud to announce that The Hunger Project-México has been awarded the 25th annual Premio Compartir (Share Prize) in the Category of Community Development Institutions. Awards are given based on the social impact the programs have achieved, highlighting sustainability as a key factor in alleviating social challenges.

THP-Mexico Prioritizes Self-sufficiency

During the last half of 2012, THP-Mexico had its first inter-regional meeting and worked with 21,380 grassroots partners across 22 communities of nine municipalities in three states: Oaxaca, Chiapas and Zacatecas. In Chiapas community partners received training from the National Institute for Cooperatives Development to begin to commercializa products in New York. In Zacatecas, THP Mexico help revised current plans for the poultry farm.

Building the Future Together in Mexico

THP-México arrived in the village of Morelos in 2010 and from the start, Simona was present in every Hunger Project workshop. It took a few days for her to gain confidence, but gradually she began to express her feelings, discovering that these feelings where very similar to those of other women in the village. Now she feels safer and more united with the women and the men of her village.

The Hunger Project-Mexico Empowers Community Partners with Data

At The Hunger Project, we believe that engaging community members with data is crucial to setting priorities and monitoring outcomes. By involving the local communities through data, The Hunger Project-Mexico is able to not just raise awareness, but provide our partners with the information needed to take charge of projects in their region and ensure they meet the needs of their community.