• Empowering women as key change agents THP knows that when we empower women, families are healthier, more children go to school, agricultural productivity improves, and incomes increase.

  • Mobilizing communities for change THP trains women and men, equipping them with the skills, methods and knowledge to take self-reliant actions to improve their lives and conditions in their communities.

  • Partnering with local government THP partners with local government bodies to ensure they are effective, include women, are accountable to local people, and provide access to resources and information.

  • The Critical 1,000-Day Window of Opportunity Good nutrition from pregnancy to a child’s 2nd birthday not only supports a child’s ability to grow, learn and rise out of poverty. It can also have a profound effect on global health and development.

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"In the local VCA (Vision-Commitment-Action)-Workshops of THP, the majority of participants are women and they become empowered to lead their lifes independently, to take action and to influence their communities as self-responsible members. As such, they jointly find their own ways out of chronic hunger and external material dependence. THP joins this process locally, where the people are at home."

Therese Gerber-Fürst, Management Consultant, has been supporting THP for more than 10 years

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