Overcoming Extreme Poverty http://overcomingpoverty.org/ en The circus is like a rainbow: you look at how beautiful it is without looking down! http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/the-circus-is-like-a-rainbow-you-look-at-how-beautiful-it-is-without-looking-down <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/the-circus-is-like-a-rainbow-you-look-at-how-beautiful-it-is-without-looking-down"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/roumanie_2.thumbnail.png" alt="roumanie.png" title="roumanie.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p><strong>Created in Romania in 1996 by the Franco-Algerian clown called Miloud O., the Parada Foundation works with children living on the streets. Calling on their many artistic skills, the work of the foundation restores their desire to live and to become part of society.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/the-circus-is-like-a-rainbow-you-look-at-how-beautiful-it-is-without-looking-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Letter to Friends around the World 45.943161 24.966760 Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:33:58 +0000 Marylise (Centre International) 7206 at http://overcomingpoverty.org Today, everything has changed http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/today-everything-has-changed <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/today-everything-has-changed"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/projumap_rwanda_c.thumbnail.jpg" alt="projumap_rwanda_c.jpg" title="projumap_rwanda_c.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p><strong>APROJUMAP (Association for the Promotion of Twinning and Friendship between People) aims to contribute to the economic and social development of rural Rwanda by combating poverty. They do this in partnership with the Rwandan authorities and several Belgian municipalities.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/today-everything-has-changed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Letter to Friends around the World Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:11:41 +0000 Marylise (Centre International) 7198 at http://overcomingpoverty.org A community's courage http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/a-communitys-courage <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/a-communitys-courage"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/amazonie_b_1_0.thumbnail.png" alt="amazonie_b_1.png" title="amazonie_b_1.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p>The Mobile Team travels across the Amazonian region in a dugout canoe to reach out to the indigenous peoples and those who are the most marginalized.</p> <p>After eighteen hours of travelling up the Tauhamanu&#39;s river in a dugout canoe, we caught sight of the village of Nova Oceania. The assistant to the village chief welcomed us and helped us carry our bags. This welcome made us forget our tiredness so we went to visit the school and everyone started to tell us about the village&#39;s life and history.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/a-communitys-courage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Letter to Friends around the World Testimonies -14.235004 -51.925280 Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:48:16 +0000 Marylise (Centre International) 7162 at http://overcomingpoverty.org Revive events from 17 October 2017 http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/revive-events-from-17-october-2017 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/revive-events-from-17-october-2017"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/revive-events-oct17-2017.thumbnail.jpg" alt="revive-events-oct17-2017.jpg" title="revive-events-oct17-2017.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p>Watch again videos from the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty commemorations, that took place on October 17, 2017. Videos from Manila, Dublin, Dakar, Paris, Guatemala, New York, as well as from other places.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.atd-fourthworld.org/stop-poverty/replay/" title="http://www.atd-fourthworld.org/stop-poverty/replay/">http://www.atd-fourthworld.org/stop-poverty/replay/</a></p> Toolbox October 17 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:10:04 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 6970 at http://overcomingpoverty.org International Press Release: Appointment of Mr. Filipe Savadogo http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-filipe-savadogo <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-filipe-savadogo"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/fillipe-savadogo_copie.thumbnail.jpg" alt="fillipe-savadogo_copie.jpg" title="fillipe-savadogo_copie.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p align="center"><strong>International Committee for October 17:<br /> Appointment of Filipe Savadogo</strong></p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-filipe-savadogo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comité International 17 octobre Presentation Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:22:31 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 6933 at http://overcomingpoverty.org International Press Release: Appointment of Mr. Justin Byamungu http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-justin-byamungu <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-justin-byamungu"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/justin-byamungu_copie_1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="justin-byamungu_copie.jpg" title="justin-byamungu_copie.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:center"> <strong>International Committee for October 17:<br /> Appointment of Justin Byamungu</strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-justin-byamungu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comité International 17 octobre Presentation Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:14:10 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 6930 at http://overcomingpoverty.org International Press Release: Appointment of Ms. Carolina Escobar Sarti http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-carolina-escobar-sarti <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-carolina-escobar-sarti"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/carolina_escobar_sarti3.thumbnail.jpg" alt="carolina_escobar_sarti3.jpg" title="carolina_escobar_sarti3.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>International Committee for October 17:<br /> Appointment of Ms. Carolina Escobar Sarti</strong></p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-carolina-escobar-sarti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comité International 17 octobre Presentation Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:56:46 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 6920 at http://overcomingpoverty.org International Press Release: Appointment of Mr. Romeo Lagahit http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-romeo-lagahit <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-romeo-lagahit"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/romeo_lagahit2.thumbnail.jpg" alt="romeo_lagahit2.jpg" title="romeo_lagahit2.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>International Committee for October 17:<br /> Appointment of Mr. Romeo Lagahit</strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>October 17, 2017, Pierrelaye, France</strong>&mdash;We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Romeo Lagahit to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, observed on October 17th each year, which is recognised as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty by the United Nations.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-mr-romeo-lagahit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comité International 17 octobre Presentation Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:49:50 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 6910 at http://overcomingpoverty.org International Press Release: Appointment of Ms. France Fournier http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-france-fournier <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-france-fournier"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/france_fournier.thumbnail.jpg" alt="france_fournier.jpg" title="france_fournier.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>International Committee for October 17:<br /> Appointment of Ms. France Fournier</strong></p> <p><strong>October 17, 2017, Pierrelaye, France</strong>&mdash;We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. France Fournier to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, observed on October 17th each year, which is recognised as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty by the United Nations.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-france-fournier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comité International 17 octobre Presentation Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:37:34 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 6917 at http://overcomingpoverty.org International Press Release: Appointment of Ms. Florence Elie http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-florence-elie <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-florence-elie"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/florence_elie.thumbnail.jpg" alt="florence_elie.jpg" title="florence_elie.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>International Committee for October 17:<br /> Appointment of Ms. Florence Elie</strong></p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/international-press-release-appointment-of-ms-florence-elie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comité International 17 octobre Presentation Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:07:21 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 6926 at http://overcomingpoverty.org