Fashion fights poverty part 2

In the part 1 of Fashion fights poverty I told you about a young woman I met on my way out and true to her word she sent her question to me by email and here is what she had … Read More

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#MDGS- Time to stop talking and get some work done

The Millennium Development Goals or MDGs   are set of goals agreed by world leaders way back in 2000 as basis of measuring work around eradicating poverty by 2015.  The 8  goals are listed as follows Goal 1: Eradicate extreme … Read More

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Are Millennium Goals helping me? Part 2

on 20 – 22 September 2010 a Summit will be held in New York to discuss the Millennium Development Goals or MDGS, so I thought I would revisit this question. Are Millennium goals helping me? The Millennium Development Goals or … Read More

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It is World Poverty Day!

I am not quite sure what means exactly but a quick search on the internet led me to this link. it would appear that the leaders of the main parties in the UK general elections are out and about spelling … Read More

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It is World Poverty Day!

I am not quite sure what means exactly but a quick search on the internet led me to this link. it would appear that the leaders of the main parties in the UK general elections are out and about spelling out … Read More

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MDGs- are we nearly there?

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were set by the UN to address challenges facing folk in the developing world. To say that that they were ambitious is an understatement but they gave the developed world something to work with, a … Read More

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G8 A New Deal for the Developing World?

The G8 summit gets under way in Italy  today and I understand that on top of the agenda is the effect of the credit crunch on folk in the developing world. Yesterday I wrote about the Millennium Development goals as … Read More

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Are Millennium Goals helping me?

This week the Department for International Development here in the UK has issued a new report ELIMINATING POVERTY : Building Common future, which spells out a new direction and desire to address issue of poverty in the developing world and … Read More

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