IN FOCUS: Global Poverty

In photos: Faces of poverty in Northern Bahr al Ghazal, South Sudan

#INCwalktofightpoverty According to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report, an estimated 63 percent of the population in Northern Bahr al Ghazal, South Sudan is experiencing severe food scarcity. The situation is particularly bad in Aweil West and Aweil South counties, where the exhaustion of household food stocks and growing dependence on financially inaccessible markets have left the population facing Emergency levels of food insecurity. Albert Gonzalez Farran / AFP © Agence France-Presse

In photo: Congolese women wait for food ration in DRC, Central Africa

#INCwalktofightpoverty A Congolese woman looks on, while people wait for their ration of food to be handed out at a food distribution on October 25, 2017, in Kasala, in the restive region of Kasai, central Democratic Republic of Congo. Conflict in the Kasai Provinces between the local militia, Kamwina Nsapu, and Government troops have displaced 1.4 million people since August 2016. As three crop cycles have been missed and displacement continues, severe malnutrition is becoming […]

In photo: Republic of Congo faces severe malnutrition

#INCwalktofightpoverty A malnourished child gets measured in a clinic treating cases of severe malnourishment on October 26, 2017, in Tshikapa in the restive region of Kasai, central Democratic Republic of Congo. Conflict in the Kasai Provinces between the local militia, Kamwina Nsapu, and Government troops have displaced 1.4 million people since August 2016. As three crop cycles have been missed and displacement continues, severe malnutrition is becoming a present issue. / AFP PHOTO / JOHN […]

Balik tanaw: Unang Worldwide Walk ng Iglesia Ni Cristo inilaan para sa “Yolanda” survivors

“We Walk, So They Can Stand.” Ito ang naging battle-cry ng  unang Worldwide Walk ng Iglesia Ni Cristo noong February 15, 2014. Maraming mga kaanib ng Iglesia Ni Cristo ang nakiisa at naglakad sa Pilipinas maging sa iba’t-ibang panig ng mundo  para tulungan ang mga kababayan nating naapektuhan ng  Supertyphoon Yolanda sa Visayas. Ang nasabing event ay kinilala ng Guinness matapos makapagtala ng dalawang world records. Kabilang dito ang Largest Charity Walk in a Single […]

Iglesia Ni Cristo, patuloy na nagtatatag ng eco-farming projects sa bansa bilang bahagi ng proyektong labanan ang kahirapan

(Eagle News) — Umaabot na sa halos 800 milyong katao sa buong mundo ang nananatiling nasa pinaka-mahirap. Batay sa pag-aaral ng United Nations noong 2017, 93 (%) percent ng bilang na ito ay nasa rural areas at hindi na naabot ng ayuda ng gobyerno. Kabilang na rito ang Southeast Asia kung saan kasama ang Pilipinas at maging ang South Africa. Agrikultura ang kanilang pangunahing ikinabubuhay, pero dahil walang sapat na kaalaman at walang access sa […]