World Day for Overcoming Poverty
Since 1987, the World Day for Overcoming Poverty, celebrated each year on October 17, has given people living in poverty a platform to speak out about their lives and struggles and to invite others to join them in the fight to end poverty.
In the words of one participant: “It’s our day. We can say what we have in our hearts without shame, without embarrassment.”
To learn more or to join a local event, visit overcomingpoverty.org