The Letter to Friends around the World exists in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.
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An ambitious, brave, and innovative project!

Everywhere in the world, men, women, and children show tremendous bravery and resourcefulness to survive in extremely harsh conditions. Do we realize these people who are confronted to the wall of misery, see beyond it, and reflect on the world? Are they credited with the intelligence, the capacity for reflexion, and the knowledge necessary to... Read more
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The Hidden Dimensions of Poverty

« End poverty in all its forms everywhere” is the overarching goal of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development1. In order to achieve it, it is necessary to consider other dimensions, beyond monetary ones, when thinking about poverty. The international participatory research “The Hidden Dimensions of Poverty” has... Read more
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Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all

At the end of January, we launched a consultation by asking the ATD Fourth World teams, friends of the Forum, and members of the International Committee for October 17 to choose between two themes which one is closest to their reality. We received a total of 76 contributions, representing 36 countries. Thank you to all those who took part, your... Read more
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Our common point is our commitment

For years now we have been sharing our commitments and our ways of acting for a world without extreme poverty: in these days of world pandemic, we need to feel connected to share our worries, but above all to exchange our strengths, our ideas, our ways of being there for those people who are more at risk than others because they already live in... Read more
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Maintaining positive connections and taking care of others

The training course on «social and cultural mediation» was created in Bangui, in the Central African Republic in 2016, following the idea «Let’s encourage young people who are already involved in their community to develop their care of the most fragile, with research and learning methods which enable us to achieve what we... Read more
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