Rice and beans for a week? It doesn't sound too bad but it challenged our relationship. How a church challenge to embrace poverty was more difficult than me imagined and taught us lessons we did not expect.
Unfortunately, poverty continues to be a persistent problem around the world. This hub discusses some of the antecedents (or causes) of poverty.
If even one child goes to bed hungry in our country, in any country, then steps must be taken to insure an end to it. It is not somebody else's job...it is OURS...yours and mine to help feed them.
The multidimensional poverty analysis reveals 53.7% poverty in India, as opposed to the official estimate of 22%. During 1999 - 2006, poverty reduced in India but less than its neighbors.
Adapted from the chapter in “A Patriot’s Guide to Right-Wing Thinking” by Tex Shelters, this excerpt explains that poor people are to blame for poverty using the logic and compassion of right-wingers.
Poverty is a curse as it stops the growth of the country as a whole. Poverty is not only where there is lack of basic resources but also where people are not ready to fight against it and also where they don’t stand against its eradication....
Dozens of cities across the U.S. have made it against the law to be poor or to help poor people. More cities are passing similar laws all the time. Should charities be outlawed in America?
Is obtaining food stamps something a lazy person can do with little effort. Read one person's account of the process, then you decide.
What is poverty life like in third world countries? Find out how those living in poverty really live life on a daily basis in their third world country.
Empowerment of poor people is essential to counter their state of powerlessness and voicelessness. It makes them active agents of change in their own lives, rather than passive recipients of dole.