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Understanding the Root Causes of Global Poverty

Overcoming poverty is a complex issue. By understanding and tackling the underlying reasons behind poverty, we can take strides toward creating a world where poverty is replaced with hope and opportunity.

Four Global Causes of Poverty:

  1. Structural Inequality: The first step is to recognize the impact of structural inequalities within societies. These inequalities create disparities in access to resources, opportunities, and decision-making power, and addressing them is essential for breaking the cycle of poverty.
  1. Limited Access to Education: Educational opportunities serve as a gateway out of poverty, yet millions encounter barriers such as inadequate infrastructure, gender-based discrimination, and economic constraints. Bridging the global education gap is vital for empowering communities and eliminating global poverty. We must ensure that every child goes to school and thrives in the educational environment. And actively commit to breaking down barriers and creating a pathway for a brighter future.
  1. Economic Injustice: Unfair economic systems contribute significantly to global poverty. Exploitative labor practices, unequal distribution of wealth, and limited access to credit and resources hinder the economic progress of vulnerable populations. Addressing these economic injustices is critical to a sustainable poverty solution.
  1. Social Discrimination and Exclusion:  Marginalized social groups often bear the brunt of poverty’s weight disproportionately. In our pursuit of a world where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive, combating social discrimination and fostering inclusivity becomes imperative. At the core of our mission lies the commitment to helping families thrive; we recognize that they are the heartbeat of flourishing communities. 

The elimination of global poverty demands comprehensive and collaborative solutions. At Miracle Foundation, we approach our work strategically, guided by data-driven decisions, utilizing our Thrive Scale™ methodology. We strive to create a pathway for a brighter, more equitable future by connecting people with necessary resources and support. We are unwavering in our mission to contribute to the global effort of eradicating poverty and fostering thriving, empowered communities worldwide.

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February 8, 2024 CATEGORY: News
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