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Activist Faith: Poverty

This is a list of information and resources related to Poverty. Links submitted to this list are intended to help Christians live out their faith with ministry targeted at this issue, as discussed in the book, Activist Faith: From Him and For Him.


Five Talents

Five Talents gives people the opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty by providing access to basic savings and microcredit services built on their trusted community traditions.

30 Hour Famine

Love God. Serve the hungry. Do the Famine. Every year, hundreds of thousands of students in the U.S. and around the world unite to do the Famine. They learn about hunger, raise funds to help the hungry, and then go hungry themselves.

LoveServes International

We believe human poverty may not only be defined as the lack of goods and services, or lack of access to education and culture. Instead, human wellbeing is not complete if the spiritual dimension is not an integral part of it.

Pure Charity

Real People All projects in Pure Charity directly impact real people around the world in one of six cause categories. View Details Get detailed information on the impact of the project from the organization that created it. Get Updates Stay informed on the funding progress of projects you supported -- and share that progress with your friends and family.

Kiva - Loans that change lives

Make a loan to an entrepreneur across the globe for as little as $25. Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe.

The Unlikely Missionary: From Pew-Warmer to Poverty-Fighter

"What glows from this book is how King experiences the "activation" of his faith. But it's a smart and educated activation - he doesn't rush in to do something but instead works with people more experienced and knowledgeable.

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself

I can honestly report that When Helping Hurts is the single best book I've seen on this topic. Although this book will make many readers uncomfortable, it quickly offers hope in the form of understandable, feasible new strategies that better grasp the dignity and promise of the materially poor.

Following Jesus Through the Eye of the Needle: Living Fully, Loving Dangerously

"Following Jesus is a fresh and accessible memoir of hope and discovery. Kent's journey is an invitation for all of us to consider how we might find authentic ways to love faithfully and live humbly. In a world that desperately needs a good God to be embodied, Kent Annan offers himself as an answer to that prayer."

Small Business Loans : Financial & Business Advice : Accion East and Online

Find information on small business loans, including business startup loans. Get financial and business advice for small businesses and start ups from Accion East and Online.

Grameen Foundation | Empowering people. Changing lives. Innovating for the world’s poor.

Get monthly updates and analysis about our work fighting poverty around the world: FOLLOW US ONLINE Notice:If you have received an email pretending to be from Grameen Foundation offering loans or grants to individuals, this is a fraudulent email.