Monday, January 25, 2010

"With great power comes great responsibility" - Spiderman

In the old days, the job of eradicating illness and poverty often fell into the hands of big governments. Then charities, aid organizations, and celebrities did their part. And while each of these still play an important role, it is the general public that is now being utilized and perhaps can do the most in the change for good in the world.

"Building solidarity by involving the general public will be an essential part of any successful effort to combat global poverty."

The following article by The Economist highlights the different sectors, both public and private that are reaching out and becoming more pro-active in the fight against global poverty.

- Tiffanie Depew

SOURCE: The Economist