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Five Positive Facts About Global Poverty

Global poverty has been a worldwide concern for the last 200 years. At the close of 2016, global facts about poverty showed that 815 million out of 7.6 billion people were suffering from hunger, equal to one in nine people. However, statistics reported at the conclusion of 2017 bring new hope for 2018. The fight […]

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#Goals: The Combo of Soccer and Poverty in a Desperate World

Nelson Mandela once said, “sport has the power to change the world.” If that’s true, the four billion soccer fans around the globe today hold the greatest amount of power. Soccer enjoys a popularity level almost double that of the next most popular sport. Inherent in that popularity is a responsibility to give back, to […]

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13 Shocking and Important Facts About Poverty in Asia

Asia is the largest continent in the world, covering 17,139,445 square miles with a population of 4,406,273,633 people. Despite widespread economic success, Asia remains the worst continent for global hunger and contains more than half of the world’s poorest people. Below are 13 facts about poverty in Asia that everyone should know. Urban Poor A […]

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Five Development Projects in Indonesia

Indonesia, a country known for its large economy and diverse population, is home to 243 million people. Previously, the country dealt with an autocratic leader and has had many issues with corruption. However, the country’s newest president, Joko Widodo, wants to make the country more democratic. With poverty affecting 11 percent of the population and many […]

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Boosting Investments in Infrastructure in Indonesia

Indonesia is a nation of 260 million people spread over 17,000 islands in the Pacific Ring of Fire. The country’s geography poses enormous challenges for the development of infrastructure, but the government of President Joko Widodo is betting big on large infrastructure projects. By bringing new highways and rail lines to islands across the archipelago, […]