#World Bank

  • Article: 8 Million People Were Lifted Out of Poverty in Bangladesh in the Last 10 Years: Report

    8 Million People Were Lifted Out of Poverty in Bangladesh in the Last 10 Years: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 13, 2019

    “Bangladesh has an inspiring story of reducing poverty and advancing development.” Read more

  • Article: 2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|The World Bank Group|Sept. 10, 2019

    This decreases their chances of ever breaking the cycle of poverty. Read more

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|The World Bank Group|July 18, 2019

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    Knowledge, skills, and health are all essential to empowering people to realise their potential. Read more

  • Article: Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.

    Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.

    By Sophie Barbier|June 19, 2019

    Here’s how the World Bank, entrepreneurs, and governments are prioritizing human capital Read more

  • Article: Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 3, 2019

    Despite the valuable service reclaimers provide, they are stigmatised. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 12, 2019

    But Venezuela is hesitant to work with the groups. Read more