The paradox of the hunger-poverty trap

There is a sweeping notion on popular development literature that if you give aid to the poor, specifically giving money to the poor, you will automatically save them from hunger. The hunger-poverty trap is there, but to what extent is this notion true? Does the poor really spend their income mainly on food?

There is a sweeping notion on popular development literature that if you give aid to the poor, specifically giving money to the poor, you will automatically save them from hunger. The hunger-poverty trap is there, but to what extent is this notion true? Does the poor really spend their income mainly on food? Continue reading “The paradox of the hunger-poverty trap”

Meal Buddy: Food Delivery for Street Children

A friend of mine is initiating a charity where you can be a Meal Buddy for street children that helps to provide them with nutritional food for their well being.

Meal Buddy, Kamu Kenyang Aku SenangA friend of mine is initiating a charity where you can be a Meal Buddy for street children that helps to provide them with nutritional food for their well being. You order food from the menu, send money to the Meal Buddy account and they’ll provide the delivery services for the children! It’s just starting, so I’m wishing the best for them and hopefully I can monitor how this goes.

Be a Meal Buddy now!