There is a HUGE amount of information on poverty alleviation, and our site only scratches the surface of this complex subject. To help you continue your exploration of poverty alleviation, we've compiled a list of 10 great websites you might find useful.
Links to Poverty-Related Websites
- The World Bank:
The World Bank's website has tons of information on poverty alleviation - probably the largest collection of information on this topic anywhere. A word of caution, though: much of the informaton - such as the 'overviews' and 'news articles' - is written to be easily understandable, but the longer reports can be difficult to decipher.
- Save the Children:
Save the Children's website has background information on many poverty-related issues, and even allows you to get involved in alleviating poverty.
- CARE USA:
CARE USA has a large amount of information on poverty issues, including case studies, and also allows you to get involved.
- GlobalIssues.org: Poverty:
The amount of information on GlobalIssues.org's Poverty section is huge - fortunately it is organized into small sections. The site is well-written and easily understandable. It is a great place to go for background information on poverty.
The United Nations Development Programme site has information on every country the UNDP works in, as well as general information about its work. It also has links to 'World Development Reports,' which contain large amounts of information on poverty as well.
- Gates Foundation:
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a foundation that is on the cutting-edge of science when it comes to global health. Go here to find out about futuristic research projects that might offer vaccines to some of the world's most debilitating infectious diseases.
- The Global Fund:
The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria contains background information on many poverty- and health-related topics.
- Jubilee Debt Campaign:
The Jubilee Debt Campaign has a large amount of material on debt relief and problems with the World Bank's HIPC Initiative.
- ONE Campaign:
The ONE Campaign has background information on poverty, and allows you to take action to support poverty alleviation efforts.
UNICEF's website is another great place to start learning about poverty, especially if you are looking for information about poverty and children.