This week, October 17, National Empowerment Foundation and the National Foundation for Social Inclusion marked World Poverty Eradication Day at the Caudan Arts Center.
This under the topic “Together we are making progress: ending permanent poverty, respecting all people and our planet.” To draw attention to poverty and look at all the programs that are going on so far and review the strategies taking into account the consequences of Covid-19 to alleviate the burden of poverty.
The guest of the event, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, said that poverty will always exist, but that an individual must not find himself in a spiral hell in which he can no longer cope. “breathe”. He argues that everything should be done to help the poor get out of this situation, appealing to those who need to make good use of them. schemes set up to help them get their heads out of the water and also be responsible.
The Prime Minister made that clear “Education is an effective tool in the fight against poverty.”
For her part, Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, the Minister of Social Security, stated that poverty remains a challenge and that much more needs to be done to improve the situation of the poor.
On the same occasion, a Renovation of living space The homeless center, located in Roche Bois, was ceremoniously opened. This center can actually accommodate about thirty homeless people. This project was concretized thanks to the amount of 6 million kuna awarded by the Covid-19 Solidarity Committee and cooperation National Foundation for Social Inclusion and the Association of People in Tears (APPEL).