Arigatou International–End Child Poverty uses a multi-pronged approach to tackle the systemic structural causes of poverty in society, and the root causes of poverty in the human heart.
We mobilize communities to undertake theological reflection, advocacy, flagship initiatives, and advance knowledge relevant to ending child poverty.
We therefore support communities to leverage flagship initiatives – particularly at the grassroots community level – towards alleviating child poverty through a rights-based approach.
As such, we are guided by universal rights-based frameworks such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development (Sustainable Development Goals/ SDGs), and the GNRC Panama Commitments (Panama Commitments on Ending Violence Against Children).
Our End Child Poverty flagship initiatives are characterized as: