Project Description

World Bank data indicate that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cause the first increase in global poverty since 1998. Organisations such as Oxfam International argue therefore that it is the time ‘for bold and visionary choices for our collective future’. Massive investment will be required, to avoid that so many people will be sliding back into poverty. As two seasoned practitioners, Fons van der Velden and Ntombi Nyathi offer seven practice based recommendations for philanthropists who want to provide support to counter these trends.

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