Category Archives: Poverty

Motivated by Outrage?

It is time to Stand Up and Take Action against Poverty! When setting up Find Your Feet, Carol Martin declared: “I am motivated by outrage – that we, who live in plenty, do so little.”  Ten years have passed since world leaders agreed on the Millennium Development Goals. Ten years with some successes, but also […]

CSR – mere window dressing or worth the effort?

This entry was posted by Communications Intern Hilde Faugli If you, like me, enjoy a good smoothie, you probably know about Innocent Drinks. My weakness for Innocent smoothies is of course boosted by the fact that their drinks are made from all natural ingredients. But, there is also more.  Did you watch BBC News’ On […]

A better way of counting the poor?

This blog piece was posted by Communications Intern Hilde Faugli. The UNDP has just released a new indicator for measuring poverty – will it make any difference? The Multidimensional Poverty Indicator, or MPI for short, was launched earlier this month, and promises to be better suited as a tool for allocating funding for development programs […]