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Considers world poverty causes and possible solutions, including the views of Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx and others. 2016 has many countries still in a recession which since 2008 has generally increased poverty. The UN food agency reported world food prices reaching their highest level ever recorded, though 2016 saw this moderating but still not averting hunger for...
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The conference will be held in the Main Complex building (1818 H Street NW) of the World Bank Group. The opening and closing sessions will be held in the Preston Auditorium. The thematic sessions will be held concurrently in four rooms: Preston Auditorium or 7-100 (7th floor), 13-121 (13th floor), 2-800 (2nd floor) and 4-800 (4th floor). Further information on directions to the conference from...
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The World Peace Marathon, is a global awareness programme and referred to, is Suresh Joachim`s vision for a better tomorrow. A better, healthier, more – stable and war free tomorrow for the children of the world. Over the past 15 years, Joachim has tirelessly broken world records, most of them...
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Concern Worldwide is a charity that works with the world’s poorest people to transform their lives. We work with the world's poorest people to transform their lives. Together with our amazing supporters, we are working for a world free from hunger and poverty. Find out more about us, the...
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The Life You Can Save is a movement of people fighting extreme poverty. We encourage people to pledge a percentage of their income to effective charities. We recommend charities that assist the world's poorest people through evidence-backed interventions. We'll send the latest in effective giving...
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Top World Poverty Sites (20)
See a brief, simple display about world poverty. Animated maps show how often people die of hunger, AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases. About 21,000 people die every day of hunger or hunger-related causes, according to the United Nations. This is one person every four seconds, as you can see on this display. Sadly, it is children who die most often. Yet there is plenty of food in the world...
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This map shows the number of people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day. The size of the country on the map (or cartogram) is proportional to the number of people living on $1.25 who reside in that country. China, India, and many countries in sub-Saharan Africa expand in size on this map because they contain the largest number of people experiencing extreme poverty. Since poverty is...
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Renewable World is a registered charity which tackles poverty using renewable energy. We support the provision of affordable renewable energy services to improve incomes, health and education in the developing world. Our Vision is a world where everyone has access to affordable renewable energy, as an effective contribution to the elimination of poverty. Our Mission is to make a unique and...
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Good work empowers women to, thrive and to be hopeful for a bright future. To change a woman's life forever, A Fair Trade World needs you to buy her bead products and to spread the word about our women and their work. The life of an artisan by providing her with work; work enables her to rise out of poverty. Practicing Fair Trade, A Fair Trade World pays the artisan a living wage for her...
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Show us your Interact club in action and you could receive $500 for your club's next project. For our eighth annual Interact Video Awards, we're asking Interact clubs to create a short video (30 seconds to three minutes) showing one of the following: If Interactors ruled the world — Imagine a world where Interactors are in charge, making big decisions that shape our world and future. How would...
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The International Confederation of Dietetic Associations has a history that began in 1952 with the first International Congress of Dietetics in Amsterdam. In 2000, at the XIII International Congress of Dietetics, delegates of national dietetics associations adopted a new name and a Mission for the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations. In 2006 the International Confederation of...
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Volunteer World is a one-stop resource for volunteer abroad opportunities. Explore volunteer programs around the world and compare them on Volunteer World. Education gives people in poverty the skills to not only earn money but also improve their basic daily knowledge. It is a sustainable tool that does not only help someone for one day but rather a lifetime and can be passed down to...
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World Food Program USA is a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. that builds U.S. support for the mission of the U.N. World Food Programme, the largest hunger relief agency on the planet. Hunger feeds on disease, conflict, poverty, inequality and climate change. But we can solve hunger and you can help. World Food Program USA raises U.S. support for the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP), the...
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Follow up to his successful first Album, "Anybody Else". Nigel has again chosen the challenging form of the concept album to spin his tale of two people making decisions and dealing with highs and lows as they are pushed forward by each other and each others need to need each other. On "The Wellspring", Nigel serves up rays of hope and the catalyst for self discovery with beautiful and poignant...
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CARE is a humanitarian organization providing disaster relief and fighting poverty around the world. You can help by making a donation today! CARE scaling up response PORT AU PRINCE—(Oct. 7, 2016) Days after Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti, the death toll continues to rise and thousands of Haitians are in... As the devastating impacts of Hurricane Matthew became clear in Haiti, CARE staff...
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World Ventures is an organization interested in supporting ventures around the world for the purpose of displaying ethical and moral business practices while improving the quality of lives being impacted. The role of World Ventures is to provide consultation and financial resources in cooperation with other organizations and individuals. World Ventures currently operates in over 20 different...
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World Hunger Notes, an on-line magazine about world hunger and poverty in the United States, is published by World Hunger Education Service (WHES). Did we really say that? Please let us know where as we can't locate the quote, and it is wrong. However the information is available. The US Census Bureau estimates for world population over the years are at International Programs - Total Midyear...
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Our vision is a world free from extreme poverty by 2030 because of the collective actions of global citizens across the world. Find out more on our Global Citizen platform, including about us, governance, and impact. Global Poverty Project » Global Poverty Project is now Global Citizen.
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Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities in which we live. Poverty is the main cause of hunger in the world. This is true in rich and poor countries alike. Most people...
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We pledge to lend out all Snak registration payments received via PayPal through kiva.org. Kiva is a non-profit organization that lets you make micro-loans to unique small businesses in the developing world and help individuals climb out of deep poverty. Help the real world while enjoying the virtual one. Please see this page for further information. To purchase a single user license for Snak,...
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