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Poverty

 

October 26, 2018



“Ebola (virus) reminds us again that a health crisis anywhere is a health crisis everywhere.” – Sue Desmond, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The war on worldwide poverty and famine is brought to our attention less than the exodus of refugees from war-torn regions, but it pales in comparison to the concentration of the Earth’s remaining poor in sub-Saharan Africa. The Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigeria are destined to be home to 86 percent of the world’s extremely poor by 2050 if measures aren’t taken.

In most instances, the extremely poor survive on the...



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