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June 30, 2016, No comments

Nearly 15 percent of Americans fall below the poverty line, which is set at about $24,000 a year for a family of four. Historically, foundations have helped the disadvantaged by […]

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Using Candles to Empower Women and End Poverty

October 21, 2015, No comments

It started over cannoli in a small bakery in Northampton, Massachusetts. Ted Barber and his business comrade, Amber Chand, knew they wanted to help pu ...

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Hot Bread Kitchen Supports Low Income Women in NYC

September 15, 2015, No comments

Hot Bread Kitchen, based in New York City’s East Harlem neighbourhood, is a basic fabric of that local community, offering the foreign-born and low- ...

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Poverty Tracker & Michael Weinstein: Exclusive Interview

May 28, 2014, No comments

The official poverty estimate for New York City is about 21 percent. It’s wrong. Michael Weinstein explains. (Justmeans/3BL Media) — Accor ...

  • El Puente
    El Puente – The Bridge
    October 29, 2012, No comments

    “Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.” – Earl Nightingale A long-time favorite destination for tourism [...]

  • Mlolongo Slums
    Silence
    August 31, 2012, No comments

    I walked through the winding alleyways of the slum, my eyes fixated on the ground below me.  I tried nervously to avoid slipping into piles of mud and animal waste, [...]