What is Giving Compass?
We connect donors to learning resources and ways to support community-led solutions. Learn more about us.
Giving Compass' Take:
• Global poverty is decreasing at a slower rate than it has in the last 40 years. Daniele Selby and Erica Sanchez at Global Citizen discuss how a new approach to foreign aid may be the answer to ending extreme poverty.
• How can funders drive support and take action against extreme poverty?
• To find out how poverty is changing over various thresholds, click here.
The world has made great progress in eradicating global poverty over the past few decades, but that progress has not been equally felt.
The good news: The global poverty rate has been cut by more than half since 1990, dropping from nearly 36% to 10% in 2015, according to the World Bank.
The bad news: Poverty levels are unlikely to continue dropping at such rapid rates going forward unless foreign aid strategies change, experts say.
Read the full article on ending global poverty by Daniele Selby and Erica Sanchez at Global Citizen