Eradicating extreme poverty is the responsibility of everyone from one’s own standpoint. No single authority or community alone can do this.
Over 25 million people are prisoners of extreme poverty in Bangladesh. These people survive despite seriously challenging conditions, trying to make the most of what little resources or relationships they can draw from. They are illiterate, marginalised and for the most part, overlooked. But this is not an insurmountable problem. Many countries have overcome extreme (and moderate) poverty. We too can help our poorest citizens achieve freedom. If we are passionate, committed and strategic, together we can eradicate extreme poverty by 2015.
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