For the first time ever, the number of people around the world living in extreme poverty fell below 10 percent in 2015.
Projections from the World Bank show the poverty rate falling to single digits—from 12.8 percent in 2012 to 9.6 percent. This means the world is making strides toward ending extreme poverty by 2030, which is a part of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Read More
The charity Action Aid has found the greatest possible way to raise awareness and promote their anti-poverty programs, like the one that provides goats to families in need in developing countries: They’ve released an album entirely consisting of screaming goats singing Christmas carols. You can listen to All I Want for Christmas Is a Goat in its glorious entirety on Spotify and learn more about Action Aid’s charitable initiatives on their website. Discuss