Millions of Americans find themselves in a situation where they do not have the means to provide themselves or their families with proper nutrition on a daily basis. While there are a number of governmentRead more
Extreme poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 1990. While this is a remarkable achievement, one in five people in developing regions still live on less than $1.25 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount, plus many people risk slipping back into poverty.
Poverty is more than the lack of income and resources to ensure a sustainable livelihood. Its manifestations include hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion as well as the lack of participation in decision-making. Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.
Learn more at: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/poverty/
In recent years interest in impact investing has grown substantially. The social oriented organizations are pursuing the innovative financial solutions that addressing complex social problems. It requires the great collaboration among philanthropists, government, and privateRead more