Celebrating dignity in practice in Bolivia

A few weeks before October 17, 2022, in Bolivia, a group of ATD Fourth World activists, friends and allies met to prepare together. They conducted 5 peer groups reflecting on 3 questions on Dignity in Practice. In this way they arrived prepared for the event on...

World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty in Dublin

This year, on the occasion of the World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty in Dublin, many testimonies of people living in poverty were heard. As always, the Dublin event was held at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone. The Irish theme for this year’s International Day...

“Our light is alive”

Article available in Arabic language On October 17, 2021 Lebanon experienced a day of revolts and riots because of its economic, social and political crisis. But young people in the Nabaa district of Beirut did not want the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty –...

International Committee for October 17

The International Committee for October 17th was launched on October 17th, 2008.The goals of the International Committee for October 17th are: To promote the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which publicly unites all those who are striving together to...

It makes us want to be more involved

DREAM TEAM TOGO is an association of International Solidarity that does actions in favor of orphans and street children, provides assistance to the poor and remote populations of Togo by improving their living conditions. At the university I had the idea to create a...

Art from waste

"Conserve India was founded in 1998 to address the growing waste problem in Delhi and to fight poverty by empowering ragpickers through employment and social investment. "Conserve India began as a simple waste recycling project but quickly adapted to meet the most...

I feel humbled to have known these families

I am now a consultant in a College of Social Work in Mumbai. I first started as a community organizer and then as social worker, working in an urban slum with grass root communities of different religions and caste, particularly the schedule caste of “cobblers”. The...