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Caritas Manila helped 488 students graduate amid the pandemic

But there is no need to paint them in a light that borders on poverty porn to empower the wrong people. For Caritas Manila’s YSLEP, education will …

by · Wednesday, 28 October 2020 · Philippines

Nalzaro: Del Mar’s poverty alleviation bills

Raul Del Mar filed three bills aimed at poverty alleviation, saving families from severe hunger and preventing the stunting (not growing or developing …

by · Tuesday, 27 October 2020 · Philippines

Apeel gets more cash to fight poverty and food insecurity in emerging markets with its food …

… to export, creating market dynamics that exacerbate poverty and increase food loss and food waste among the people who make their living farming, …

by · Tuesday, 27 October 2020 · Philippines

China aims to end extreme poverty, but COVID-19 exposes gaps

Xu Rudong, a farmer in eastern China, thought he had left poverty behind long ago. He turned a small plot of land into a flourishing field of leeks, …

by · Monday, 26 October 2020 · China, Philippines

Free school meals: a political football in England

The economic fallout from the virus outbreak is pushing more families into poverty, leaving many unable to afford essentials such as food and heating.

by · Monday, 26 October 2020 · Thailand

PHL, SEA neighbors must shun mid-income trap—EU-Asean Poll

The EU-Asean Business Council cautioned 36 million people in the region live in poverty and will stay there if Southeast Asian nations fall in the …

by · Monday, 26 October 2020 · Philippines

Was Africa ready for COVID-19 consequences?

While struggling with climate change, armed conflicts and poverty, African nations face a new version of a contagious virus with no vaccine to protect …

by · Monday, 26 October 2020 · Turkey

Ethnic female students benefit from project Brighter Path to Future

Realizing that many girls from ethnic minority groups have to stop pursuit of schooling because of poverty, the VinaCapital Foundation and Vu A Dinh …

by · Monday, 26 October 2020 · Vietnam

Suffer thy poor: Lockdown, economic slowdown hurt Davao’s relocation community

“The poverty threshold used for Region 11 is {71 per person a day. It means that this amount is enough for a person’s need for food, shelter, health care, …

by · Sunday, 25 October 2020 · Philippines

Coconut farmers are poorest agri people

Carranza blamed the coconut farmers’ poverty on the low copra prices, inability to intercrop and modernize, and now the COVID-19 pandemic, which …

by · Saturday, 24 October 2020 · Philippines