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5 Ways to Combat Poverty

The following Action provides practical ways to take part in the fight against poverty.

5 Ways to Combat Poverty

The following Action provides practical ways to take part in the fight against poverty.


1. Research the practice of micro-financing and lend money to organizations like Kiva - a non-profit that provides loans to those living in poverty to help them get a jump-start on entrepreneurship.

2. Locate and support restaurants like The King's Kitchen in Charlotte, NC and The Cookery in Nashville, TN who employ people who are homeless and provide them with culinary and vocational training.

3. Volunteer at local Food Banks like Second Harvest.

4. Make care-packages for people in poverty and keep them in your car at all times.

5. Respect every person you come in contact with regardless of their class or social status. Kindness is a simple way to make a difference.

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