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Our day to end poverty : 24 ways you can make a difference

Author: Shannon Daley-Harris; Jeffrey Keenan; Karen Speerstra
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2007.
Series: BK currents book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each chapter/hour of the day proposes a variety of fun and practical actions one can take to help overcome domestic and global poverty. The chapters are short and pithy full of specific facts and a menu of alternative action steps. Each chapter connects with your day, from breakfa.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Daley-Harris; Jeffrey Keenan; Karen Speerstra
ISBN: 9781576754467 1576754464 1576755266 9781576755266
OCLC Number: 85814111
Description: xiv, 232 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: opening our eyes to how we can end poverty in our day --
Break the fast --
Educate every child --
Make work pay --
Care for our children --
Give all children healthy futures --
Help produce a better harvest --
Consume with conscience --
Give from the heart: more thoughts on giving --
End hunger and malnutrition --
Extend the reach of technology --
Expand access to microcredit --
Encourage social entrepreneurship --
Ensure health care for all --
Provide housing --
Call for debt relief --
Serve with satisfaction: more thoughts on volunteering --
Extend hospitality and create community --
Spread literacy --
Improve transportation options --
Travel with a purpose --
Save the lives of mothers and newborns --
Improve access to clean water --
Increase international development aid --
Speak up for justice: more thoughts on advocacy --
Conclusion: dream of a bright tomorrow --
How to use this book with others --
Guide for schools --
Guide for the workplace --
Guide for places of worship --
Index --
About the book team.
Series Title: BK currents book.
Responsibility: Shannon Daley-Harris and Jeffrey Keenan, with Karen Speerstra.
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Each chapter/hour of the day proposes a variety of fun and practical actions one can take to help overcome domestic and global poverty. The chapters are short and pithy full of specific facts and a menu of alternative action steps. Each chapter connects with your day, from breakfa.

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