Tuesday, September 21, 2010

What is POVERTY?

According to the United Nations: "Poverty: a human condition characterized by the sustained or chronic deprivation of the resources, capabilities, choices, security and power necessary for the enjoyment of an adequate standard of living and other civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights."

Furthermore, the No.1 goal of the UN Millineum Development Goals is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.

1 comment:

Cassie said...

What an amazing experience you all had! Hope DSU continues to offer trips like this!