Recommended Reading

One of the first steps in empowering people out of poverty is understanding the situations causing the crisis in the first place.

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Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty

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

The Blue Sweater: Bridging The Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World

Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving From Affluence to Generosity

The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Exodus From Hunger: We are Called to Change the Politics of Hunger

The Hole in our Gospel

The Skeptics Guide to Global Poverty

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It

The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

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