Lions Club Hears About World Poverty

Posted on July 21, 2021

Our guest speakers on July 20 were Abby and Tejas, representing the “Borgen Project.”  The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty.  It serves as an innovative, national-level campaign to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.   The Borgen Project web page:

Abby and Tejas Speak about World Poverty

Abby and Tejas told us about world poverty, that 689 million persons around the world (10% of the worlds population) live in extreme poverty – that is, exist on less than $1.90 per person each day.  And, 2/3’s of those are children. The Borgen Project tries rto make a difference by focusing political attention on the situation.

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