#World Bank

  • Article: The UK Is Now the Single Biggest Contributor to the Global Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

    The UK Is Now the Single Biggest Contributor to the Global Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 27, 2020

    Britain has committed £210 million more in UK aid funding to international COVID-19 relief efforts. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2020

    The report has called on the government to heavily invest in the next generation. Read more

  • Article: 5 Facts About Extreme Poverty Everyone Should Know

    5 Facts About Extreme Poverty Everyone Should Know

    By Catherine Caruso  and  Maria Camila Montañez|Jan. 27, 2020

    To end poverty by 2030, we must take action now. Read more

  • Article: 8M Bangladeshis Were Lifted Out of Poverty in 6 Years: Report

    8M Bangladeshis Were Lifted Out of Poverty in 6 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