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Reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of living in poverty according to national definitions.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Community Development Organizations: Work on a range of initiatives, including economic development, education, and healthcare, to improve overall well-being and reduce poverty in local communities.

  2. Community Action Agencies: Focus on addressing poverty through various programs, such as job training, housing assistance, and access to social services, to help individuals and families achieve economic stability.

  3. Microenterprise Development Organizations: Support the establishment and growth of small businesses through microfinance, training, and mentorship, aiming to empower individuals economically.

  4. Local Economic Development Agencies: Contribute to poverty reduction by creating job opportunities, supporting entrepreneurship, and fostering economic growth.

  5. Educational Initiatives: Prioritize education as a means of poverty reduction, providing access to quality education, vocational training, and skill development programs.

  6. Housing and Homelessness Organizations: Address housing issues and homelessness contribute to poverty reduction by ensuring stable living conditions for vulnerable populations.

  7. Community Health Clinics: Play a role in poverty reduction by addressing health disparities, promoting preventive care, and improving overall well-being.

  8. Food Security and Nutrition Programs: Ensure access to nutritious food, address food insecurity, contribute to poverty reduction and improved health outcomes.

  9. Community-Based Cooperatives: Empower community members to collectively address economic challenges, such as agricultural cooperatives or worker cooperatives, can contribute to poverty reduction.

  10. Social Services and Welfare Organizations: Provide social services, welfare support, and emergency assistance and contribute to poverty reduction by helping individuals and families meet their basic needs in challenging times.

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