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The Letter to Friends Around the World

“I always read the Letter to Friends with much interest and admiration,often thinking to myself that I too have witnessed acts of courage, goodness and solidarity among the poorest people.” A correspondent from Burkina Faso    « The Letter to Friends around the World » which is published three times a year,... Read more
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Special 17 October 2020

Special 17 October 2020 United Nations theme for October 17, 2020 : "Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all" October 17 is the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty. It has been commemorated since 1987, the year when, at the call of Joseph Wresinski, thousands of people from all walks of life gathered... Read more
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A useful tool in the fight against extreme poverty

Having helped coordinate the international programme of collaborative research that culminated in the publication of The Hidden Dimensions of Poverty report, I can attest the great lengths to which the researchers went in order to ensure that the results were of the highest quality, despite the difficulties they sometimes faced.For three years,... Read more
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This however encouraged us to get even more involved

DREAM TEAM TOGO is an international solidarity association actively involved in initiatives to support orphans, children on the street and deprived populations living in remote regions of Togo. So as to improve their living conditions. When I was at university, I started a WhatsApp group. This was initially intended to raise money, but I then... Read more
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What I know comes from my collaboration with children and their families

I stopped my education before high school. But I can do what I do because I work at the grass roots level. What I know about poverty comes from “collaboration with children and their families over a number of years." In my country most girls leave education too early. Motherhood then follows. Many of these women are unable to read very... Read more
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