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Articles (131 found)

Developing commercial farmers - creating path to land ownership for the poor
Agros purchases large tracts of land and invites landless families to join a village, where members buy for their land by building agri-businesses and working cooperatively.
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Global economic inequality: what matters most is not who you are, but where you are 
A person’s knowledge, skills, and how hard they work all matter for whether they are poor or not but together far less than being born into a large, productive economy.
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Connecting social action and faith-sharing
A helpful booklet about lessons learnt from social action + faith sharing. Case studies, tips and practical suggestions. "When you meet a need, you create a context to share something of the hope we have."
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Poverty Cure
We are called to a loving and generous concern for the poor. We often ask what causes poverty. But the real question is; how do people create prosperity for themselves, their family, and their community?
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Three reasons anti-poverty programs don’t work, and how there’s a better way 
71% of people who escaped poverty said it was due to economic transformation such as jobs, new income, new businesses. Provides insight as to what works in eradicating poverty.
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Choose Love
The Choose Love online shop is the world’s first to sell real products for refugees and displaced communities. There are three categories of products; Emergency Needs, Daily Survival, Building Futures.
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Addressing human trafficking in your own backyard
David Batstone is a venture capitalist, business professor, PhD in theology. He discovered his favourite Indian restaurant had trafficked 500+ girls, aged 14 to 19 for forced labour. So what did David do?
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Kenny - a story of trauma
All it takes is an alignment of circumstances, events which hit in violent succession, and then suddenly it’s your children in care, marked with a stigma that can seem indelible.
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Clashing Agendas
David Freud tells the inside story of his battles - with Westminster and Whitehall alike - to modernize our welfare system inc Universal Credit. It is a riveting dialogue-driven account of how Government really works (or not).
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My Dream, My Taste 
People are losing a public sense of what 'the good life' is and replacing it with their own individualised version which changes according to day-to-day tastes. They have become detached from the larger story of deep meaning.
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Events (4 found)

Online - Business Fights Poverty Global Goals Summit - Partnership
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The three-day virtual Summit includes highly interactive sessions that bring together voices and insights from across the globe, from business, NGOs, academia and government. We'll share the latest thinking on the role of business in driving equity, building resilience and fighting poverty. Join us online to deepen connections and build new relationships to drive forward collaborative action.
Get the chance to:
  • Hear about the latest trends in poverty, and what role business can play, alongside government and civil society.
  • Access the latest practical insights from real-world examples of businesses taking action on equity, resilience and poverty so that you can scale the impact of your own efforts.
  • Tap into current thinking and best-practice lessons on priorities for collaborative action, and identify new connections to take forward your own partnerships.
19/09/2022
14:00
Online - Business Fights Poverty Global Goals Summit - Resilience
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The three-day virtual Summit includes highly interactive sessions that bring together voices and insights from across the globe, from business, NGOs, academia and government. We'll share the latest thinking on the role of business in driving equity, building resilience and fighting poverty. Join us online to deepen connections and build new relationships to drive forward collaborative action.
Get the chance to:
  • Hear about the latest trends in poverty, and what role business can play, alongside government and civil society.
  • Access the latest practical insights from real-world examples of businesses taking action on equity, resilience and poverty so that you can scale the impact of your own efforts.
  • Tap into current thinking and best-practice lessons on priorities for collaborative action, and identify new connections to take forward your own partnerships.
20/09/2022
14:00
Online - Business Fights Poverty Global Goals Summit - Equity
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The three-day virtual Summit includes highly interactive sessions that bring together voices and insights from across the globe, from business, NGOs, academia and government. We'll share the latest thinking on the role of business in driving equity, building resilience and fighting poverty. Join us online to deepen connections and build new relationships to drive forward collaborative action.
Get the chance to:
  • Hear about the latest trends in poverty, and what role business can play, alongside government and civil society.
  • Access the latest practical insights from real-world examples of businesses taking action on equity, resilience and poverty so that you can scale the impact of your own efforts.
  • Tap into current thinking and best-practice lessons on priorities for collaborative action, and identify new connections to take forward your own partnerships.
21/09/2022
14:00
Online - Fresh Expressions - Church at the economic margins
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Open to all denominations.
To share what we are noticing about new ways of being church in our communities amongst people experiencing economic poverty.
To reflect on the lived experience of people experiencing poverty.  
To reflect on nurturing small groups, connecting with our communities beyond the walls of church buildings  
To reflect on the fresh expressions of church journey and values in way which might lead to serving neighbour and neighbour loving Jesus.
To learn from each other, share good practice and resources
To be honest about the challenges
To witness to the need for the wider church to be changed by the gifts of people at the economic margins
Move beyond the middle-class norms dominating fresh expressions of church in some people’s minds
There is a real crisis emerging in the cost of living across the UK will result in greater numbers of people being destitute and people experiencing poverty in greater numbers.
13/10/2022
19:00

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