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Mission, Vision and Values | U.S. Agency for International Development

Mission, Vision and Values | U.S. Agency for International Development | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
We partner to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity.
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Safe Havens for Extreme Poverty

Safe Havens for Extreme Poverty | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
For too long we have depended on the idea of innocent suffering to provoke our compassion, while we look away from complex suffering. As poverty retreats to the fragile states, now more than ever we need to overcome suffering with understanding, gene...
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Extreme Poverty Falls - now just 1.2 billion | Global Poverty Project

Extreme Poverty Falls - now just 1.2 billion | Global Poverty Project | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
Take Action! Show your commitment now to end extreme poverty and join others on a journey to change the world. (RT @PeterSinger: Good news! World Bank updates figures on global poverty... 200 million fewer in extreme poverty than in 2005.
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Bono at TED 2013: Eradicating extreme poverty doesn’t have to be a dream

Bono at TED 2013: Eradicating extreme poverty doesn’t have to be a dream | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
Watch Bono's speech at TED 2013 on how the world can virtually end extreme poverty by 2030

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J'nene Solidarity Kay's curator insight, March 15, 2013 3:43 PM

From the video: We will win... because the power of people is so much more than the people in power.

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A Way of Life Is Ending. Thank Goodness.

A Way of Life Is Ending. Thank Goodness. | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
Here’s some good news for a change: extreme poverty and disease are on their way out.
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Ending Extreme Poverty: Can It Be Done? If So, How?

Ending Extreme Poverty: Can It Be Done? If So, How? | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
On Thursday, November 21, the Development Assistance and Governance Initiative at Brookings hosted an event on the prospects for ending extreme poverty. Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rajiv Shah, provided remarks on the role of the U.S. government in the fight against global poverty.
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Ending Extreme Poverty in Conflict-Affected Contexts

Ending Extreme Poverty in Conflict-Affected Contexts | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
The World Bank estimates that by 2015, one-half of the world’s poorest people will be living in fragile and conflict-affected states. As the world begins to formulate the post-2015 global development agenda – the successor to the Millennium Development Goals – dealing with the interlinkages between extreme poverty and conflict has become more pressing than ever. President Obama and the United States Agency for International Development have committed themselves to ending extreme poverty in this generation, but the role of peace within the post-2015 agenda remains complex and sometimes controversial.
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Remarks by Administrator Rajiv Shah at the National Prayer Breakfast | U.S. Agency for International Development

Remarks by Administrator Rajiv Shah at the National Prayer Breakfast | U.S. Agency for International Development | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
This morning, I want to share an overarching purpose worthy of this room that has come together to follow the teachings of Jesus: Let us work together to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. Because this is now achievable, but only if all of us—from science, business, government, and faith—come together for the poor.
We can end extreme poverty for the 1.1 billion people who live on a dollar-and-a- quarter a day.
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'No poor countries by 2035': Bill Gates annual letter says extreme poverty and ... - The Independent

'No poor countries by 2035': Bill Gates annual letter says extreme poverty and ... - The Independent | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
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More Than One in Five Worldwide Living in Extreme Poverty

More Than One in Five Worldwide Living in Extreme Poverty | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
Gallup's self-reported income data indicate that 22% of residents across 131 countries worldwide live on $1.25 per day or less -- the World Bank's definition of "extreme poverty." In sub-Saharan Africa, that figure rises to 54%.
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USAID publications - The End of Extreme Poverty on Exposure

USAID publications - The End of Extreme Poverty on Exposure | Extreme Poverty | Scoop.it
It's not having access to life-saving medicine;It’s a 2-mile hike for water;It’s a small plot of land, five kids, no modern tools and a drought-prone world;It’s “A Day in the Dark” everyday;It’s growing up in a war zone;It's not having a vote.
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