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Extreme Poverty is a KILLER! What does extreme poverty look like? You can end extreme poverty in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa.

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Latest Blog Posts for Ending Extreme Poverty in the Congo

  • Is Congo's Coffee Served at a Starbucks Near You
    on May 19, 2016
    When I see or purchase an imported product, I can't help but think about the country of origin and its people. Are its people better off? Are their lives being improved? But we know it is not always for the...
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  • Why water is key to beating poverty
    on Apr 17, 2015
    Ending extreme poverty requires tackling the global water and sanitation crisis, a valuable investment in public health that will help protect people from diseases such as Ebola and cholera. Doctors Without Borders explains that disease outbreaks are...
  • Toilets Critical to Ending (Extreme) Poverty
    on Nov 19, 2013
    Water and Sanitation is link to extreme poverty. You can't break the cycle without providing access to water and sanitation. http://blogs.worldbank.org/water/toilets-critical-ending-poverty As we acknowledge the first official UN World Toilet Day on...
  • Behind Those Fast Growth Rates, Rising Inequality - NYTimes.com
    on Nov 6, 2013
    Rising inequality translates to rising extreme poverty. The numbers and percent of population living in extreme poverty is going up. ”It was his first post-election news conference, at a luxurious villa high above the Congo River, and the president...
  • BBC News - DR Congo: Cursed by its natural wealth
    on Oct 10, 2013
    Congo has given the world so much. It has given slaves, ivory, rubber, copper, uranium, diamonds, tin, cobalt, and coltan to develop the western world. In return, it's people live in deadly extreme poverty. I see it every day. They...
  • How to Get to Full Water and Sanitation Coverage
    on Sep 4, 2013
    Achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for water is within reach even for rural Congo. It will not be done by 2015 but at some point in the not too distance future. However, sanitation is problem globally. I see the...
  • How to Get to Full Water and Sanitation Coverage
    on Sep 4, 2013
    Achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for water is within reach even for rural Congo. It will not be done by 2015 but at some point in the not too distance future. However, sanitation is problem globally. I see the...
  • Malaria overstretching healthcare in DRC
    on May 20, 2013
    Malaria is preventable and curable. But the poor don't have the resources. Thousands of children under five years old die each year. Insecticide treated nets (ITN) are not available in some areas. And when they are available, their costs may...
  • Highest Rate of First-Day Deaths of Newborns in Africa - NYTimes.com
    on May 9, 2013
    Too many babies in Congo don't survive their first day of life. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/08/world/africa/africa-has-highest-rate-of-first-day-deaths-of-newborns-report-says.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y&_r=0 More than one million babies a ye...
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