Wednesday, June 27, 2007

it's not just about the money

"Pobreza no es sólo falta de ingresos, pobreza es no tener poder, no tener acceso a las autoridades, no poder influir en nuestro destino, no tener iguales derechos que otros”.
"Poverty is not just a lack of income; poverty is to lack power, to lack access to the authorities, to be unable to influence one's own destiny, to not have the same rights as others."
(Quote from a Swedish development worker,

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