Building Permanent Paths out of Poverty

One Tanzanian nonprofit is putting the focus on skill-building to fight poverty. David Lambert, an engineer with Arup, discusses the nonprofit's latest endeavor, a new vocational school near the town of Same.
August 17, 2016, 1pm PDT | ArupAmericas
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"A lot of groups take an aid-based approach to reducing poverty — essentially handing out the goods and services impoverished people lack. These programs can save lives, definitely: to use a very basic example, distributing food to those facing starvation. But unless you’re constantly providing food, eventually these people will face starvation again. And even then, you’re addressing a symptom of poverty without solving the underlying problem"

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Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in Doggerel
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