poverty

SUNY ESF
This is the story of Al-amin Muhammad, founder of We Rise Above the Streets, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting food injustice and poverty.

(Alan Levine/Creative Commons)

George Mason University
If we can just solve the food waste problem, we could have enough food to feed everyone — even with a growing world population.

A screen grab of the Ciudad Saludable website (ciudadsaludable.org). 

GWU
Addressing sustainable economic development can help reduce poverty.

(Alexandrea Rager)

Colorado State University
A card system in which areas devoid of proper access to clean water are given a second chance and local people are provided more than just a job; there is a way to change the lives of children and families in poverty.
Iowa State University
We all know that Washington D.C. is known for being home to the White House, the President, and many monuments, memorials, and museums. (Oh, my!) But did you know that, in 2013, D.C. was also home to approximately 650 thousand people; 18.6% of them... Read More
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If you want to innovate, you've got to have the know-how first - Trent McKnight of Agricorps explains how he's reaching out to youth in the developing world and urbanites in the US to promote agricultural innovation from the ground up.
Sungevity
The sky is the limit for technological and business ingenuity now that solar is cost-effective. The year 2012 has been designated by the United Nations as the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All, and the UN called on the world to focus... Read More
Jakarta is one of the largest cities in Southeast Asia and one that is grappling with the impacts of climate change on lower-income populations. The city’s poor are often disproportionately affected by catastrophic weather events like floods, the... Read More