Did you know that 842 million people, or 12 percent of the global population, were unable to meet their dietary energy requirements in 2011–13? In other words, around one in eight people in the world were estimated to be suffering from chronic hunger, regularly not getting enough food to live a healthy life.
As people who want to do good in the world, we may find it hard to sit and listen to NPR coverage, refresh our browsers for news or scan our social media feeds for what's happening in disaster-devastated areas.
But there are a few things we can do while the professional first responders start the work.
75215 in South Dallas has the highest percentage of extreme asset poverty per capita in their city. Through volunteering and community partnerships, the people of the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church are casting a vision with their communities to eradicate extreme asset poverty.