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A SIX-PART DVD SERIES THAT EXPLORES THE FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN FLOURISHING
Subtitled in 15 languages, this six-part video series will change absolutely everything about how you approach charity and missions.
MOVE YOUR ORGANIZATION
FROM AID TO ENTERPRISE

How can you best implement PovertyCure? There are many different ways to utilize the DVD series depending on your audience. Click the path that fits you best to learn more.

WHAT IF WE HAVE BEEN ASKING
THE WRONG QUESTIONS?

We often ask what causes poverty. But the real question is, how do people create prosperity for themselves, their family, and their community? Dig deeper with our Issue Articles and PovertyCure Voice Videos to learn the answer.

Enterprise Solutions to Poverty “For all of the charitable institutions that we've seen in the last century, these things do not account for the rise out of poverty of the poorest of the poor ... what accounts for this is enterprise.” - Rev. Robert A. Sirico Learn more
MARKET COMPETITION "Competition is good for everybody.... Competition helps bring out everybody's potential.... And it doesn't matter what level of society..."- President Paul Kagame Learn more
ENTREPRENEURSHIP “I would describe an entrepreneur like a person who sees an additional color. Everybody sees chaos. An entrepreneur sees patterns." - Andreas Widmer Learn more

EXPLORE OUR NETWORK OF
400+ POVERTYCURE PARTNERS

Do you want to know which organizations avoid charity that hurts? Which leverage the poor's creative capacity and affirm their dignity? Search our PovertyCure Partner Network of hundreds of organizations throughout the world or learn how to become a PovertyCure Partner yourself!

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Rethink Poverty

Subtitled in 15 languages, this six-part video series will change absolutely everything about how you approach charity and missions.

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