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Pedro’s Life Lessons

In this article, the founder of the Movement for the Abolition of Extreme Poverty tells us about Pedro, his struggle for dignity, and the “lessons of life” that he reveals to us. Spotlight on correspondents of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. The non-governmental organization "MAM" (Movimiento de... Read more
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"People are beginning to stand up"

Frei Gilvander and Rosário tell about their latest visits to the Dandara Camp, which welcomes families desperate to find shelter. They return home full of hope. Spotlight on correspondents of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. Frei Gilvander from Brazil writes: Today, August 30th, I went to visit the Dandara Camp. I came back... Read more
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"This Sharing Makes us More Understanding"

The "Our Home" project welcomes children from birth to age 5 who’ve been wounded by life. Liliana, a pediatric nurse, testifies to the courage and strength of four-year old Brigitte. Spotlight on correspondants of the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World. "NUESTRO HOGAR" ("Our Home") was created and facilitated by the AMI Foundation. It... Read more
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"The crisis issues a challenge to our imagination and our solidarity"

These firsthand testimonies give us a glimpse of the consequences of the economic crisis on populations in extreme poverty, their efforts to cope with it, and their hope that " this crisis will be an opportunity for a worldwide awareness that could benefit the most disadvantaged people." From Peru: "Unemployment is spreading across the country... Read more
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