Tag: poverty

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    There have been many estimates around the world about the desperation of people in Afghanistan. The country has suffered years of war and years of drought, and many advocate that this is the poorest country in the world. Before the current situation, Afghans were in tragic circumstances. Now, some of the people are starving and many are relocating to other areas in search of a better life.

    October 26, 2001 | Comments

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    As corporate farming displaces more and more family farms in America’s Great Plains, ranchers and farmers move away. Local businesses are forced to shut down, schools consolidate, and congregations become so small they have to close their churches. More

    June 23, 2000 | Comments

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    According to the Census Bureau, 44 million Americans do not have health insurance. Everyone agrees solving that problem will take more than church volunteers, but take a look at what a devout doctor and Memphis’s Church Health Center are doing. Memphis is one of the poorest big cities in the country, and that’s why Dr. Scott Morris moved there. More

    February 4, 2000 | Comments

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    Three years after the most radical overhaul of the nation’s welfare system ever, the number of people on welfare has been cut in half. But it has not changed other factors that effectively keep people in poverty. More

    August 6, 1999 | Comments

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