While global poverty has declined, it remains life threatening for many people around the world where inequalities have been growing.
The first sustainable development goal of the UN is the elimination of poverty in the entire world. Break Poverty Foundation subscribes to this battle by adhering to the following two measures of action:
Although Break Poverty intervenes primordially in France today through its three pillars of intervention: early childhood, prevention of school drop-outs, and access to employment, Break Poverty is determined to continue its battle against poverty all around the world, especially where extreme poverty remains a violent threat to populations. A first and extensive program is currently developing in India. Multiple projects are currently being examined in other regions of the world such as Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.
Break Poverty coordinates a three-folded program in India. Financed by NAOS, global player in skincare and implemented by Action Contre la Faim – India, Naos Village aims to save, in urgency, families suffering from extreme poverty and malnutrition and, in the long term, to provide sustainable livelihoods. This global project benefits to 45 000 Indians from a tribal zone and is composed of three missions:
Repair the needs, mobilize local players – in particular enterprises – set up pioneer and innovative projects, in order to measure the impacts and to replicate it in other regions. This project will soon be evaluated and spread somewhere where the needs are great.