Recognizing and realizing the potential of women and girls has a transformative impact on society. Evidence shows that investing in women and girls causes a ripple of positive change in families, communities, and nations.
The Daniel Society is confronting extreme poverty on a global level. We do this work because we believe all lives have value, purpose and potential. Our Center for Global Initiatives is designing poverty reduction projects in Sub-Saharan Africa to lift people out of extreme poverty. We will apply our 7-Step Collaborative Hope Building model to empower people … Continue reading The Daniel Society’s Collaborative Hope Building Model
A member of the so-called “BRICS” countries, India is noted for its rapidly expanding economy. Though India has certainly grown more prosperous in the recent decades, some groups have benefited from this boom more than others. In particular, women have faced a range of structural and social barriers in fully participating in the Indian … Continue reading Women’s Role in India’s Economy
Earlier this month, the Center for Global Initiatives held a number of meetings in Lusaka, Zambia to discuss ideas for a global health initiative targeting people living in extreme poverty. Our founder and president, La Toya McBean, met with local government officials, UNAIDS, research institutions, prison officials, religious leaders and families living in extreme poverty, to discuss … Continue reading The Center for Global Initiatives Discusses HIV/AIDS and Economic Empowerment in Zambia
Bringing healing to those living in extreme poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa is a top priority for us. This is why I will be traveling to Zambia this Saturday, October 29, to discuss ideas that will help us design an HIV/AIDS project that targets children, young women and incarcerated individuals living with HIV/AIDS. On my trip, … Continue reading Upcoming Zambia Trip to Discuss Global Health Project
“The end of extreme poverty is at hand—within our generation—but only if we grasp the historic opportunity in front of us,” argues internationally renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs in his seminal work The End of Poverty. I join the optimism and idealism of Mr. Sachs to believe that people can—and should—be lifted out of extreme poverty. … Continue reading Why Not End Extreme Poverty?