Occasionally we find headlines describing the misery of poverty, imploring the public to consider the misfortunes occurring elsewhere in the world. People may spend a few minutes to express pity, or perhaps even to donate to a charity. It is rare, however, to find one stirred up enough to take action and make real, sustainable change; this gap feeds the continuation of poverty.
To be able to fill this gap, we need to reach our peers and draw out not only the willingness to care about the issue, but the motivation to act on it. Poverty is not just the problem of a small village in Africa, nor just the problem of the celebrity or non-profit that talks about it on TV. It is a global problem; it is our problem and we need to do our part to solve it.
Our team approaches this vision with the following goals: