From the Publisher
What Can One Person Do
? confronts a poverty-stricken world, and with clarity of purpose offers practical steps to create lasting change. Global poverty can be reduced through a series of achievable objectives: the eight Millennium Developemnt goals agreed to by the international community at the Millennium Summit in 2000. World leaders and faith communities have adopted the MDGs, as well as the ideas found within this book--for the authors demonstrate that as shared vision grows and as these goals are accomplished, human communities shall indeed flourish.
About the Author
The Rev. Dr. Sabina Alkire, is a priest of the Church of England, an economist, and currently works at the Global Equity Initiative at Harvard University. She holds an M.Phil in Christian ethics, and a PhD in economics, both from Oxford University. The Rev. Dr. Edmund Newell, Chancellor of St. Paul's Cathedral and Founding Director St. Paul's Institute, holds a doctorate in economic history from Nuffield College, Oxford.