During the recent crisis, a big part of the work of our team in Bangui has been maintaining connections and sharing news. Below is a reflection written by Froukje Dijkstra, one of the members of our team in Bangui.
International Action “Many projects and actions concerning people in poverty turn in to persecution of them.” This was one of the key messages brought by Xavier Godinot, Director of Research for International Movement ATD Fourth World to the World Bank on April 9th as part of a seminar entitled, “What Role Can People in Poverty Play in Eradicating Extreme Poverty?”
International Action The result of our participatory research on the Millennium Development Goals, Challenge 2015: Towards Sustainable Development that Leaves No One Behind, brings the voices of people in poverty to the sustainable development debate. The result of years of participatory research with over 2,000 participants from over 20 countries, a majority of whom came from a background of poverty or extreme poverty, this report brings a unique voice to the global debate on international development.
About us In Appalachia, we have the good fortune of partnering with several groups that do amazing work for families in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the country The Kids Central programs in particular offer Head Start services to low-income families in the area. Martine Courvoisier, a member of our team in Appalachia, volunteers at two of their centers several days a week.