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Blog 0614 Breadline KidsOUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES
No rehearsed party line, no clever rhetoric, no agenda, just this from a hungry 10-year-old: “It shouldn’t be like this. All people should have food.” Last night’s Breadline Kids on Channel 4 made for uncomfortable viewing, even for someone involved more ...
Natalie Williams
Blog 0414 foodbankFOODBANK BLAME GAME MISSES THE POINT
Last week The Trussell Trust released some shocking statistics from its foodbank network, revealing they provided at least three days’ food for 913,138 people between April 2013 and March 2014, of whom 330,205 are children. The total number is a 163% inc more ...
Natalie Williams
Queue 300NEARLY 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
Blog 0613 IF RallyTHE BIG IF RALLY - THOUSANDS GATHER IN HYDE PARK
Saturday 8th June – it was a beautiful day in London. The city was bustling with life as Londoners and tourists mingled across the city, thronged to the parks and celebrated the arrival of summer. However, there were others in town who didn’t have too muc more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 0313 FishGLOBAL HUNGER - TIME FOR ACTION
The problem of food shortages, hunger and starvation around the world constantly troubles the conscience of the church in the West. The focus is usually a particular crisis caused by warfare, drought or other natural disaster. Appeals go out, money is rai more ...
Martin Charlesworth