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In Next 15 Years, Bill Gates Sees Great Progress Fighting Poverty

Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2015 Annual Letter. “Our Big Bet for the Future” addresses the breakthroughs they see coming over the next fifteen years that will improve the lives of people in poor countries [...]

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Poverty in India & 1 Thing You Really Didn’t Know

While India is the world’s third largest economy, poverty is widespread and devastating. The country ads more people to its already massive population (1.2 billion) each year than any other country. Here are the top five [...]

Help Women in Poverty by Doing What You Love

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 9 of 9 Special to American News Report Did you ever think you could do the things you love to do, like running or hosting a holiday party, and help women [...]

Women Farmers in India Marginalized, But That’s Changing

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 8 Special to American News Report Rakhi Bhattacharya knows how women in poverty are treated in India, and it’s not good. She’s part of an effort to help women escape [...]

Fighting Poverty in India Just Got Easier

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 7 Special to American News Report India is among the world’s most impoverished countries with approximately 22% (275 million) living in poverty, according to the World Bank. But that’s changing [...]

What Happens When You Give a Poor, Indian Woman Power Tools?

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 6 Special to American News Report It’s not every day that you’ll see a poor, rural Indian woman behind a power weeder or a zero tillage machine, but it’s happening [...]

Women in India Lift Themselves from Poverty through Self-Help

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 5 Special to American News Report Women farmers in rural India are rising out of poverty and transforming their cultural position in society, in part because they have joined together [...]

Can Women in India Fight Poverty? Chatri Devi Did

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 4 Special to American News Report Chatri Devi was stuck in a generational cycle of poverty until she became part of KindSight’s Women Farmers in India project – a novel [...]

Does Donating to Fight Poverty Really Make a Difference?

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 3 Special to American News Report So, you’re thinking about donating money to fight poverty, but wonder if your money will actually make a difference. Once you hear Sumitra Devi’s [...]

From Poverty to Prosperity in Rural India: One Woman’s Story

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 2 Special to American News Report Mina Devi has struggled to free herself from the clutches of poverty her whole life. Now, she and her family don’t have to worry [...]