Fighting poverty in all of its dimensions lies at the core of the World Bank’s work. We work closely with governments to develop sound policies so that poor people can improve their livelihoods, and access social and infrastructure services and good jobs. Read More »
With more than a billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today said that extreme poverty was "the defining moral issue of our time."
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