Syeda Sadia Hasan: “77% of the vulnerable non-poor people have fallen below the poverty line income due to the COVID-19”
We have talked with BRAC to know how Covid-19 has affected Bangladesh and its rates of extreme and new poverty.
We talks with Abdou, a malian who managed to cross the Mediterranean and reached Malaga.
44% of new cases of child poverty will be recorded in Europe and Central Asia, according to Save the Children and UNICEF.
Macarena Martínez: “Peruvian children haven’t been able to go back to school since December of last year”
The Programme Manager of Latin American Foundation For the Future (LAFF) talks about the effects of Covid-19 in Peru and how children are suffering the consequences.
Álvaro Quintana: “In Nepal, everybody is going one or two steps down in the social and economic status”
Where there is poverty the Coronavirus is considered a minor threat. Millions of daily wage workers are unemployed and with families to feed. We have talked with Hugging Nepal to know how Covid-19 is affecting the country.
Komal Sewak: “Most of the population is working on daily wages and the lockdown will leave them jobless and hungry”
The program officer at Mumbai Smiles talks about how the Covid-19 and the consequent confinement are affecting the most vulnerable people in India.
The director and founding member of Open Arms warns that with rescue vessels stopping their activity, thousands are drowning in the Mediterranean.
The International Committee of the Red Cross thinks that COVID-19 does not have to be catastrophic for countries with weakened healthcare systems, but it does require the international community to scale up support.
Nonprofit organizations urge governments all over the world to take steps to protect the most susceptible from the impacts of the coronavirus.
We will never deny children access to school or a doctor, even if their families cannot afford it. Instead, we live in a system that forces the families of this children to assume unaffordable supply bills.
The mastermind behind the Basket Beat project, who is also in charge of it, explains how through group music sessions and a basketball you can explore and develop human skills and abilities.
Individually, we live in our comfort zone and find it hard to leave it and actively work towards a change in our surroundings.