Name: Polly Walton
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Role: Writer/Journalist Team Member
Fundraising Goal: £400
How did you get interested in global issues?
Learning about diversity and inequality has led me to develop a desire to do what I can to support those who need it most. I hope to work in the field of human rights in the future.
Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
Having studied Geography at University and worked in a professional setting with those living in poverty within my own country, I believe we all have a responsibility to advocate for and support those less fortunate than ourselves. The Borgen Project campaigns for global poverty alleviation to be a higher political priority in wealthy nations and seeks to highlight the efficacy of development aid, which I feel passionate about.
Any interesting tidbits to share?
I have recently started doing pottery because I find it relaxing and enjoy being creative.
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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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