Global Poverty

A new economic system is needed to tackle rampant inequality, says a new Oxfam report.
Nearly 800 million people live on less than $1.90 a day.
The impact of the fall of commodity prices on African economies illustrate their fragility, and that of the ubiquitous and
To achieve this, LWR works primarily with local NGOs, farming communities, Afro-Colombian community councils and indigenous
By Bill O'Keefe Donors to Catholic Relief Services (CRS) know their gifts improve the lives of millions of people in over
One, it's well past high time that the UN had a woman as its secretary general. Since its founding on October 24, 1945, the
Building on the OECD/INFE Guidelines for Private and Not-for-Profit Stakeholders in Financial Education and UNICEF, the UN
In August 2016, One World Children's Fund, ACODEV and the African Diaspora Network convened the first Grassroots Forward meeting and workshop in Kampala, Uganda. More than 50 participants from over 10 countries across Africa spent the day together to discuss how we can push Grassroots Forward.
What will it take to achieve the bold, 2030 global agenda--the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)--adopted one year ago?
The conventional map of Africa's development path went more or less like this: transfers of capital and technology would ease people out of farming and into factory jobs around cities, while income from the extraction of oil, gas, and minerals would help governments pay for education, health, and infrastructure.
The worst insult in an African village or society is to be called "tightfisted". There are proverbs in very West African
Watching the Olympic Games on television from Brazil, it's inspiring to observe some of the best sportspeople on the planet pursuing their passions and life-long dreams.
If you had to classify yourself as high, middle, or low income, where would you put yourself? What's you're immediate thought? What steps would you take to go from poor to rich?
In some countries, we have a roving caregiver program that sends extension workers into the home to teach parents basic parenting
There are few legal tools to punish wealthy tax evaders. Yet we can hope that revelations such as the Panama Papers leak and articles such as this one encourage them to bring at least some of their millions and use it both to decrease our tax burden and address global suffering.
We want to help donors make a large positive difference on the world. Rather than doing a broad sweep of all charities, we
Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo is President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the
For most countries in the world, the potential correlation between poverty and terrorism is more of an academic question.
At One World Children's Fund, we have invested time, money, and trust in our grassroots partners. 1) Provide more than $2.5
The Homeless World Cup takes place at George Square, Glasgow from 10-16 July, 2016.  Through the Homeless World Cup, we can