Name: Crystal Nyarko
Location: London, United Kingdom
Role: Nonprofit Leadership Team Member
Fundraising Goal: £400
How did you get interested in global issues?
I have always been inquisitive about the global disparities income distribution. Through my Politics undergraduate degree and masters in Development Studies I have become more knowledgeable about global inequalities and I am now particularly keen to help eradicate global poverty.
Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
I am in support of the work The Borgen Project has done surrounding global poverty. I believe that the best way to tackle global poverty is in engaging political leaders as they have the power to influence polices that can impact foreign affairs, and therefore ameliorate global poverty.
Any interesting tidbits to share?
In my free time I indulge in art, I love art that looks at the struggles of African Americans. My favourite artist has always been Kehinde Wiley.
My Compassion/Humility List
I will do the following for any friends and family who donate in my honor.
- Cake Sale.
- Community work: picking litter, helping elderly people with gardening.
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“Having made tremendous strides on behalf of impoverished families throughout the world, I applaud The Borgen Project for its tireless commitment to ending global poverty. Through strategic advocacy and public education, you are helping to shape U.S. policy for the betterment of mankind. We are proud to be home to visionary groups like The Borgen Project. You represent the best of who we are as a state and as a people – insightful thinkers, proactive leaders and inspiring problem-solvers, who are committed to redefining what is possible and, ultimately, to changing the world.”
– Gov. Jay Inslee (WA)
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