Post tagged with poverty
February 13th, 201311:29 PM ETHere is a mission project idea for your church or Christian nonprofit organization. There might be people in your community that need a simple meal or items to improve their personal hygiene such as soap or toothpaste. Care packages could also be made for disaster relief projects. This infographic by Dollar Tree reports that "18% of Americans can...
February 13th, 201310:41 PM ETMalnutrition and poor child development in India are serious problems. This infographic by UNICEF reports, "62 million children under 5 are stunted in India" and that stunting can be prevented when children receive proper care and nutrition during their first two years of life. You may want to take a moment to pray for the children of India,...
January 11th, 201312:55 PM ETHave you ever prayed for people that are slaves or forced into prostitution? Have you ever given a donation to a charity that provides education to street kids or rescues women from a life of prostitution? Today is an excellent time to get involved in fighting human trafficking because today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. This infographic by...
December 13th, 201211:59 PM ETJesus said the poor will always be with us. We are reminded of this truth by this infographic from Build Direct which reports that 45 million Americans live in poverty. The infographic also reveals that about 20% of children in America live in poverty. What have you done recently to help the poor? by InfoNewt. Browse more data visualizatio...
November 08th, 201211:58 PM ETFeeding the hungry is a recurring theme in the Bible. Jesus fed the crowds on two occasions with fish and bread and also described himself as "the bread of life." In another well known Bible passage Jesus tells a story where people that feed the hungry are praised by God: Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blesse...
October 16th, 201211:57 PM ETThis infographic by CreditScore.net describes the history of microlending and its outcome. Christian relief organizations have been some of the pioneers in microlending. Opportunity International describes its mission: Christian microfinance for the world’s poorest is our calling. Our clients’ lives can be financially, socially and...
July 12th, 201211:45 PM ETThe Bible has plenty to say about poverty and the treament of the poor. For exampl, in one Bible story Jesus told Simon, "The poor you will always have with you ..." - Matthew 26:11 NIV The statistics in America show that poverty is widespread. According to this NPR infographic, by 2010 "1.5 out of 10 people in the U.S. were in poverty." Browse...
June 06th, 201211:34 PM ETSome business owners and corporations donate a portion of their profits to a favorite charity. The following infographic from American Income Life presents alarming statistics for poverty in America and reports that "16 million American children are hungry or at risk of hunger." Then AIL reports how much food it has donated to families in Texa...
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