#Extreme Poverty

  • Article: Economic Fallout From COVID-19 Could Thrust Hundreds of Millions More Into Poverty: Report

    Economic Fallout From COVID-19 Could Thrust Hundreds of Millions More Into Poverty: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|June 23, 2020

    "Extreme poverty in Australia's immediate region is likely to skyrocket.” Read more

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Hitting Employment in Nigeria — and Pushing People Into Poverty

    How COVID-19 Is Hitting Employment in Nigeria — and Pushing People Into Poverty

    By Akindare Okunola|June 16, 2020

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are responsible for most of Nigeria's employment. Read more

  • Article: Global Poverty Is Expected to Increase for the First Time in More Than 20 Years

    Global Poverty Is Expected to Increase for the First Time in More Than 20 Years

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Brandon Wiggins|April 21, 2020

    This could eliminate three years of progress in eliminating global poverty. Read more

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 1, 2020

    Clara Orji, Mercy Corps' program manager in Nigeria, shares how COVID-19 threatens her work. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Inaugural Class of the Global Citizen Fellowship Powered by BeyGOOD in South Africa

    Meet the Inaugural Class of the Global Citizen Fellowship Powered by BeyGOOD in South Africa

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|March 30, 2020

    The fellowship seeks to address the issue of massive unemployment among young people. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Sarah Humphreys from Kent, England

    By Helen Lock|March 30, 2020

    Global Citizens taking action are at the heart of how we fight extreme poverty and its root causes. Read more

  • Article: Coronavirus: 4 Lessons We Can Learn About Responding to a Global Health Crisis

    Coronavirus: 4 Lessons We Can Learn About Responding to a Global Health Crisis

    By Helen Lock|March 16, 2020

    From vaccine alliances to social safety nets, there's a lot we can learn for the future. Read more

  • Article: We'll Never End Extreme Poverty Without Tackling Gender Inequality, Too

    We'll Never End Extreme Poverty Without Tackling Gender Inequality, Too

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 5, 2020

    When women are empowered, they better their communities and the planet. Read more