The core of our work in Africa is based on a holistic development model we call The Epicenter Strategy. The Epicenter Strategy is an integrated approach that was created in Africa, by Africans and, over the past 20 years, has mobilized epicenter communities reaching over 1.6 million people across the continent. 

The Epicenter Strategy

Our Epicenter Strategy unites 5,000 to 15,000 people in a cluster of villages to create an “epicenter,” or a dynamic center where communities are mobilized for action to meet their basic needs.

Program Countries in Africa

Benin

The Hunger Project-Benin was established in 1997.

Burkina Faso

The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso was established in 1997.

Ethiopia

The Hunger Project-Ethiopia was established in 2004.

Ghana

The Hunger Project-Ghana was established in 1995.

Malawi

The Hunger Project-Malawi was established in 1999.

Mozambique

The Hunger Project-Mozambique was established in 2006.

Senegal

The Hunger Project-Senegal was established in 1991.

Uganda

The Hunger Project-Uganda was established in 1999.

Zambia

The Hunger Project-Zambia was established in 2018.

Honoring Africa’s Leadership

In 1987, The Hunger Project launched the Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger to call forth the committed, effective leadership that Africa desperately needs. The Africa Prize celebrates, acknowledges and honors the accomplishments of individuals who have exhibited extraordinary leadership for the end of hunger.

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