WHY POVERTY? Finding Josephine (multi-language version)

WHY POVERTY? Finding Josephine (multi-language version)

I was waiting for you with this Dear Miss Hermann, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you as our newest sponsor and to introduce you to Josephine from Uganda! For the past two years my wife and I have been sending £12 a month to a little girl in Uganda. She’s very pretty isn’t […]

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How Design Can Help Fight Poverty: Paul Pholeros at TEDxSydney

How Design Can Help Fight Poverty: Paul Pholeros at TEDxSydney

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Ivana Korom The idea of eliminating poverty is a great goal. I don’t think anyone in this room would disagree. What worries me, just a little, is when politicians with money and charismatic rock stars – (Laughter) use the words, ” … it all just sounds so, so simple.” Now, […]

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Why Are We Criminalizing Poverty?

Why Are We Criminalizing Poverty?

THE ACLU IN NEW HAMPSHIRE HAS RELEASED A REPORT SHOWING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE THAT GET IMPRISONED BECAUSE THEY ARE POOR, AND UNABLE TO PAY FOR CITATIONS. LET’S SAY THAT THEY ARE GUILTY OF A MOVING VIOLATION, LIKE SPEEDING, OR RUNNING THROUGH A STOP SIGN, THEY WILL GET A TICKET THAT COULD BE WORTH HUNDREDS […]

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Teen Moms Breaking the Cycle of Poverty | Freethink Catalysts

Teen Moms Breaking the Cycle of Poverty | Freethink Catalysts

Most of our teen moms are growing up in generational poverty. They often times live with a parent who is drug or alcohol-addicted. Most of our moms have been abused in one form or another. These girls are very determined, but the barriers are pretty significant. Teenage moms who come to Hope House, they’re here […]

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