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Small steps to big changes in Africa Caritas Africa and its partners held a forum 13-15 September in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on how micro-finance programmes can create livelihoods that end up lifting millions of people out of poverty. >>
Monterrey to Doha: Poverty in the spotlight Government ministers and aid officials are meeting in Doha, Qatar 29 November – 2 December to discuss progress on poverty eradication since the Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) in Monterrey, Mexico 18-22 March 2002. >>
The Millennium Development Goals are a wonderful tool
The Millennium Development Goals are a catalyst for action, a benchmark to measure governments words against their deeds, and a reminder of the suffering of millions of people who live in extreme poverty.
Millennium Development Goals Reloaded In September, Caritas Internationalis President Cardinal Oscar Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga brought to world leaders a message from the poor that needs to be listened to urgently or the MDGs will be missed. The Cardinal was among a select group of civil society representatives at the High-level Event on the Millennium Development Goals in New York on 25 September 2008. >>
Make aid work at Accra summit About 29,000 children under the age of five die every day, that’s 21 each minute, mainly from preventable causes. Caritas has joined African Churches and international faith based organisations to say that we can do something about this by using aid as a hand up rather than a hand out. >>
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