The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can’t solve extreme poverty and disease, isn’t just mistaken. It is harmful.” -Bill Gates

Understanding the Problem

How is poverty defined?

How is it measured?

Why is labeling one country as “poor” an oversimplification?

https://www.un.org/en/sections/issues-depth/poverty/

Being Part of the Solution

What is already being done to eliminate poverty and promote global wellbeing?

What can I do to help?

https://borgenproject.org/organizations-fighting-poverty-developing-countries/