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Food & Hunger

TED talk: The Financial Secrets of the World's Poor

Learn how the world's poor are incredibly innovative at managing their money to survive. When you live on the edge with only $1 a day - constantly threatened by hunger and sickness - every penny counts and one wrong decision can be devastating. In response to these challenges, solutions like microfinance are rapidly growing to give the poor access to reliable savings accounts and loans to improve their own lives. You can support microfinance today!