Microcredits for Women in Paraguay

Unlike some of its geographical neighbors, Paraguay adopted quick and strict measures against the COVID-19 pandemic when it first struck the South American nation in early March 2020. The contagion was under control at first and grew at a relatively low rate. However, the quarantine measures affected Paraguayan women in the workforce in particular. Microcredits Read more…

Migrant Herders and Poverty in Mongolia

Mongolia is situated in Central Asia and is landlocked by Russia to the north and China to the south. The country has a rich history that remains shrouded in mystery for many people. Its vast landscape consists of mountains, pastures and deserts. As a result, the geography creates suitable conditions for migrant herders to carry Read more…

How the RCEP Will Benefit Asia’s Impoverished

On November 15, 2020, The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed by 15 Asia-Pacific countries. The RCEP is a free trade agreement (FTA) establishing new relationships in the global economy. The 15 countries that signed the trade deal account for 30% of all global gross domestic product and impact more than two billion people. Read more…

Four Global Issues to Pray for in 2021

As Food for the Hungry (FH) continues our commitment to seek an end to all forms of human poverty, our work is also shaped by the global trends that deeply affect the most vulnerable people in the world. These cross-cutting issues, from gender to climate change, impact every part of our work in a variety […]
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Coronavirus crisis: what are the next steps for children in the UK?

In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, Save the Children raised concerns that the pandemic would be felt most acutely by families living in poverty in the UK. It was clear, even in March, that children would be hit hard – not just by the significant health risks of the virus, but by having Read more…

Covid-19 could push 30 million African children into poverty

Covid-19 is putting a strain on societies and economies around the world, and the poor who are carrying the burden of the disease, both in high-income countries as well as in developing contexts. Today, the World Bank has published its first assessment of the economic impact of Covid-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa, showing the devastating effects Read more…