September 26, 2011

The Girl Effect

The following is a powerful 3 minute video produced by  As you will undoubtedly hear from many sources, education of girls combined with proper health care is one of the keys to breaking the poverty cycle in countless places.

Coming at the issue from a slightly different starting point, one of That Poverty Project's recent blogs addresses this same issue with respect to those in poverty having large families . . .
Just Stop Having Babies?!?

Hey!! I'm That Poverty Guy . . . let's make a world of difference together.


  1. love this video!!! it shows how the cycle goes..for too many. We can help stop this....there is time to help! i love that it leaves on a positive note....
    thx for sharing girl effect!

  2. Sean D. Krausert, EditorSeptember 27, 2011 at 10:17 AM

    That's the thing . . . ending poverty IS a good news story. We're just on the wrong side of the story at the moment, but working together there are things we can do to eliminate poverty and get to the happy ending.

    Glad you liked the video!