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Blog 0713 African Market
OPPORTUNITIES FOR RELIEVING EXTREME POVERTY IN AFRICA: THE BUSINESS OF JOB CREATION
Today, from a small base a few years ago, there are over 100 fund managers of institutional quality investing into Africa, making tens of thousands of investments. Investing successfully in Africa requires the same skills, processes, rigour and judgment a More ...
Geoff Knott
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JUBILEE+ TEAM RETREAT 2013
Right in the middle of the recent July heatwave, the Jubilee+ team came together for our annual 'retreat' at the Wycliffe Centre in the Chiltern Hills. We all live very busy lives in different towns and cities, so it is a rare privilege to have enough tim More ...
Martin Charlesworth
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NEARLY 1 BILLION PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT OF EXTREME POVERTY IN 20 YEARS
Given all the adverse publicity on poverty, one fact that we need to hear and to celebrate is that the world has lately been making extraordinary progress in lifting people out of extreme poverty. Between 1990 and 2010, their number fell by half as a sha More ...
Geoff Knott
Blog0213 Family
THE CHURCH AND FAMILY SUPPORT
I have written recently on the vital role of the family in the battle against poverty. Research has conclusively shown that family breakdown is a central factor in bringing about poverty in the UK – and we all know that family breakdown is on the increas More ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog0712 Family life
THE CENTRAL ROLE OF FAMILIES IN FIGHTING POVERTY
Almost any school teacher will tell you that schools are only a secondary influence on the destiny of the children who study there. Teachers know from experience that it’s the family circumstances of the child that have by far the biggest influence on the More ...
Martin Charlesworth
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As a result of Brexit, there are many people feeling disempowered. Whether they feel unheard or just angry at the situation, the outcome of disempowerment is the same. More ...
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