Strong women in India © Anna Zhu

Fi Global and The Hunger Project

invite you to fight poverty

in Odisha, India

Are you in? Join the Fi Global Odisha Challenge now

Are you up for a challenge?

Together with Food ingredients Global, The Hunger Project is working to break the cycle of poverty. We support unlikely leaders and invest in female leadership.

Ready to join our movement? We invite you to compete against other companies and raise funds to support our project in Odisha, India.

Our goal is to raise € 25,000.

Manjubala Mahanty - President Gram Panchayat Khanguria – Block Bolagarh block, District Khordha (3)
Women in India © Anna Zhu

How your money will help

The aim of the project in Odisha is to empower women to become leaders in their villages. By providing education and coaching, these women can become champions for a better village.

One female leader with the right support can achieve so much, from setting up schools and clinics and creating jobs, to bringing electricity to houses and building new roads, bridges and community buildings.

€ 1,000 can train 3 women for 1 year

€ 5,000 can train 3 women for an entire cycle of 5 years

€ 10,000 can train all women from 3 village councils for 1 year

Join the Fi Global Odisha Challenge and make a difference to these communities in India.

How to compete

1. Create teams within your company or join the challenge as an individual. Or group together with friends! Create a personalized team fundraising page where you can collect your hard-earned donations. Learn more on how to set up your fundraising page.

2. Organise activities within your company and community to raise money. This can be anything from a bake sale to a sponsored run. Check out the resources page for more ideas. Any team or individual who joins the Fi Global Odisha Challenge will be added to the leaderboard.

3. Promote your activities to friends, families and colleagues. Make sure everyone knows what you’re doing so they can support your fundraising. Remember to share the link to your fundraising page so they can donate directly to your team.

Smiling women in India © Anna Zhu
Strong woman in India © Anna Zhu

What’s in it for you?

Besides helping to empowering women in Odisha and helping to break the cycle of poverty, there are other benefits to participating:

For the winner:

  • The supporting company of the winning team will be featured in the post-event email to all visitors of Fi Europe 2019 – Europe’s leading food ingredients show. This is a great opportunity to promote the good work your company has done to 26,000+ professionals within the global F&B industry.

For all participants:

  • The supporting companies of all teams will have their logo or photo displayed on Fi Global Odisha Challenge signage in a central location during Fi Europe 2019.
  • All exhibitors of Fi Europe 2019 who donate more than €150 will receive a poster for their stand stating they are an ‘Official Charity Supporter of the Fi Global Odisha Challenge’.
  • Non-exhibitors will receive a digital version or they can collect their poster at Fi Europe 2019.
  • Find out how to get your poster here.

Photo's: Anna Zhu and The Hunger Project

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