Prayer: Poverty

Poverty is complex. How we address poverty is tricky. To wildly over-simplify things, we can think of poverty in two categories: generational poverty—poverty that you see around much of the majority world; poverty that you are born into and never seem to get out of, and situational poverty—poverty that comes from an outside event, like a natural disaster or a health crisis. The causes of each are different and so, naturally, the solutions are different. For now we will just look at the first—generational poverty. Imagine a poor rural village in the majority world. What do you think are the best ways to help them? For years I would have said give resources and train them in the basic life skills that they are missing. [...]

By | 2017-01-31T05:30:24+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Learn and Apply|Tags: , |
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