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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India can lift another 400 million people out of poverty and keep those who escaped destitution from falling back, the World Bank's new strategy for India says. Read More »
On 12/12/12…12 people around the world shared their stories on how to rise from poverty. See what it took for these men and women to get ahead. Read More »
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