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


The Human Act Foundation is dedicated to preserving and promoting freedom for all of humanity. We work towards peace and justice for the citizens of the world, regardless of gender, age, religion or race. The Human Act Foundation believes in ‘doing’, and so we progress through action. Our main focus is to mobilize financing through a wealth taxation, towards ending extreme poverty and achieving the SDG´s.

Human Act was founded in 2016 by Djaffar Shalchi and his wife Ané Maro.
Since 2016, it has established partnerships with numerous other organizations,
including the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Action Aid and Oxfam.

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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.
Move Humanity’s mission is to mobilize at least 1% of the wealth of the world’s wealthiest individuals.

How will we do it?

Move Humanity aims to mobilize at least 1% of the wealth of the world’s richest individuals each year towards ending extreme poverty and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations.
In 2017 Human Act entered into a partnership with UN 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.

Nelson MandelaNelson 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