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Poverty, geography and the double dilemma

Poverty, geography and the double dilemma | Would you like to make a difference? | Scoop.it
IMAGINE a world without extreme poverty. The Economist did and in doing so joined others who have argued that extreme poverty - those who live on $1.25 a day or less...
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Eliza Gwillim's comment, July 18, 2013 9:40 PM
It makes me so sad to think that people have to live on $1.25 a day or even less. So many people do. But seriously, IMAGINE A WORLD WITHOUT POVERTY!
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Kiva - You're invited to Join Kiva

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Make a loan to an entrepreneur across the globe for as little as $25. Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe. (Join @Kiva: Get $25 free trial and help alleviate poverty.
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Eliza Gwillim's comment, July 18, 2013 9:39 PM
I think a lot of people should be joining and using KIVA. I know i should!
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Benevolent billionaires - why do they do it?

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What possesses people who spend half their lives accumulating a fortune to decide to give much of it away?

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Ms Howard's curator insight, June 20, 2013 10:34 PM

Is giving and helping only about making some else's life better and making you feel good? Could science play a part????

Eliza Gwillim's comment, July 18, 2013 9:38 PM
I guess i could understand why they would do this. they have made all this money, and they may not have any great need for it, so instead of wasting it on useless possessions and diamond rings, the put the money to good use. Giving other people hope is a great way to use your money, especially if you have a lot of it to handle!
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Sponsor a Child - Sponsoring a Child

Exchange letters, photos, prayers and visit your sponsored child. Sponsor a child today! (My daughter just sponsored a child in poverty through @Compassion. Join me in releasing children from poverty.
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Poverty and Homelessness

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Poverty and Homelessness, by Lyn Lomasi: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (RT @PovertyResource: Poverty and Homelessness is out!
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Kids Wish Network Named Worst Charity - Business Insider

Spending ;less than 3 cents on the dollar towards charitable works.

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HowStuffWorks "Is there such a thing as a truly unselfish act?"

HowStuffWorks "Is there such a thing as a truly unselfish act?" | Would you like to make a difference? | Scoop.it
An unselfish act is an act in which one person benefits while the person performing the act gains nothing. Find out if an unselfish act is possible.

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Anakin Williams's curator insight, May 22, 2014 12:20 AM

it good

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