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Defining a World Free of Child Poverty through Photography

This year, with the theme; Answering the Call of October 17 to End Poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies; Arigatou International, through its End Child Poverty initiative, would like to interact with you and ask you to show us your view of how you envision a world free of child poverty.

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The Impact of Poverty on Children

22,000 children die
everyday due to poverty

How to help

61 million primary school-age children were not enrolled in school

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1 billion children around
the world live in poverty

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An Interfaith Guide to End Child Poverty: Inspire. Act. Change.

Religious communities and organizations have unique resources. These include their spiritual values, social capital, and moral assets. By working together in partnership with like-minded organizations, we believe in mobilizing resources to reduce poverty at grassroots and global level.

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17 October 17

A richer array of international poverty lines

Is poverty absolute or relative? When we think of (one-dimensional) income poverty, should we define the threshold that separates the poor from the non-poor as the cost of purchasing a fixed basket...

27 September 17

Transforming the Hearts and Minds of Children to End Child Poverty

My name is John*. I am 11 years old and I have two sisters and two brothers. I am the first born in my family and we live with my wonderful mother in Huruma slums. My father lives with his other...

27 September 17

Advocacy statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) is a global awareness event celebrated every year on 17 October. It is an opportunity for reflection, advocacy and action to end child...