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17 October 2016
More than 260 events were organised in 54 countries. This isn't a complete list of events as it continues to get updated when people have the time to send us their information.
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In Davao City, Philippines:
Nearby the Replica of the Commemorative Stone to Honor Victims of Extreme Poverty is the Leon Garcia Sr. National High School and Elementary School. Part of the Commemoration is to keep Teachers updated and conversant about the children and parents of the surrounding urban poor communities.
Davao City and the Civil...
To commemorate this year's 17 October, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Fairplay For All Foundation will go and talk with people around Payatas, one of the poorest slums in the Philippines. We will be asking people what poverty means to them.
We also want to ask them how they think poverty can be eradicated in the...
More than 300 people got together at Makembusho Village of Dar es Salaam. Families came from places like Tegeta, Chasimba, Tandale and Fish Market. This day is an opportunity for them to get together.
A large group of persons from the Fish Market came. They are part of a literacy class. They could share testimonies, the difficulty not to know how...
Last October 17, Fairplay For All Foundation commemorated the International Day for Eradication of Poverty by going around Payatas, one of the poorest slums in the Philippines, and asking people what poverty means to them. We also asked them how they think poverty can be eradicated in the country. We then collated their thoughts and ideas in a...