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Microfinancing for better future

Microfinancing for better future

The 2018 Economic Survey revealed that in Pakistan the percentage of people living below the poverty line has fallen over the decade but still stands worryingly at 24.3% in 2015-16. The adverse economic and social effects of poverty are well-researched …

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Poverty menace: still a long way to go

Poverty menace: still a long way to go

The nature of poverty is complex, and its causes are diverse. It is characterized by a lack of access to essential goods, services, assets, and opportunities to which every human being is entitled. There should not be any hunger, everyone …

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U.S. Poverty Levels Fall To Pre-Recession Low

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The U.S. Census Bureau has published a report into income and poverty levels across the United States, finding that median household income in 2018 was $63,179 while median earnings for all workers was $40,247. Poverty has now fallen for the fourth consecutive year, thanks …

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