• Child Poverty Action Group

    They work on behlf of children growing up in poverty in the UK. Their vision is of a society free of child poverty, where all children can enjoy a childhood free of financial hardship and have an equal chance in life to reach their full potential.

  • HelpAge India

    HelpAge India is an Indian charitable organization focused on the concerns of elders- fighting isolation, poverty and neglect. Established in 1978, its mission is “to work for the cause and care of disadvantaged older persons and to improve their quality of life”. HelpAge advocates for their needs such as for Universal pension, quality healthcare, action against Elder Abuse and much more at a national, state and societal level with Central and State government.

  • The Organization for Poverty Alleviation and Development (OPAD)

    The Organization for Poverty Alleviation and Development (OPAD) is an international NGO that actively works on poverty alleviation by promoting human rights, sustainable development and climate change. The vision of the organization is to “improve the standard of living of all people by recognizing them as resources and not as victims.

    OPAD acts internationally by offering a variety of services directed towards eradicating poverty

  • Poverty Research & Policy

    Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) to engage in important conversations with researchers about poverty, inequality, and policy in the USA

  • From Poverty to Power

    Interested in learning more about empowering those who are less fortunate in our society? Tune in to hear from Duncan Green, Strategic Advisor for Oxfam GB.

  • Build Relationships. Break Poverty

    Are you curious in learning more about building two-way relationships to break the poverty cycle? In this podcast you will hear from local leaders about how we can alleviate poverty without compromising the rights of individuals living in vulnerable places.

  • Parasite

    If you haven’t already, we recommend you watch this Korean Oscar winning movie. It showcases the country’s extreme urban poverty and socioeconomic divisions.

  • Poverty, Inc.

    Curious about the multibillion-dollar poverty industrial complex that was built to eradicate poverty and promote human well-being? Do you want to challenge your exisiting understanding? Then this documentary is for you!

  • Poor Kids: Below The Poverty Line

    In the United Kingdom, 3.5 million children live in poverty. It is one of the world’s highest rates, and successive governments have failed to bring it down. Watch this little documentary to learn about those who live below the poverty line in one of the world’s wealthiest countries.

  • The End of Poverty

    Mapping the world economy, Jeffrey Sachs explains why, over the past 200 years, wealth and poverty have diverged and why the poorest nations have been unable to escape the trap of poverty.

  • Poor Economics

    Join leading economists Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo in radically rethinking the way to fight global poverty. This book will ask provocative questions such as “Why would a man in Morocco who doesn’t have enough to eat buy a television?”

  • The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It

    Economic analyst Paul Collier warns that a “bottom billion” of the world’s poor are slipping behind and are in danger of separating permanently and tragically from the rest of the world due to their isolation from the global economy. Read this book to learn more. 


OPINION: Hunger and Poverty in India: What is it like amidst COVID-19?

India has been a developing country for over a decade now. And, the country has definitely developed. In the last three years, India pulled 75 million people out of poverty; in the last ten years, the number rises to an impressive 271 million people. However, poverty is still a significant issue in the country. In 2019, Oxfam reported that over 14% of the Indian population lives in poverty. The COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened the economy and living situations for Indian citizens.

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