Ending extreme poverty

Human beings are members of a whole
In creation of one essence and soul
If one member is afflicted with pain
Other members uneasy will remain
If you have no sympathy for human pain
The name of human you cannot retain.


- Saadi Shirazi

What is extreme poverty?

The World Bank defines “extreme poverty” as living on less than $1.90 per person per day. According to most recent estimations in 2013, 767 million people lived in extreme poverty, deprived of the most basic necessities.

Source: World Bank 2016

How to end extreme poverty?

Move humanity is a global initiative to end extreme poverty, founded by Human Act in 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
With this initiative we hope and believe that extreme poverty can be eradicated.

How will we do it?

Move Humanity is a global initiative to help close the SDG financing gap in the lowest income countries by mobilizing a significant increase in private development assistance for the SDGs. In 2017 Human Act entered into a partnership with SDSN.

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In the spirit of

It's in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.

Nerlson MandelaNerlson Mandela

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi

It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

Mother TheresaMother Theresa