Poverty Around the World

An iEngage Student Project

Take Action

People live in poverty all around the world. There are many steps to take to decrease worldwide poverty. To begin, start with your community! Volunteer for agencies that help the homeless, feed the hungry, offer job training, and provide shelter to those in need. Here are some things you can do in your community.

In Waco:

  • Volunteer with Mission Waco
  • Get to know people outside of your situation to understand poverty
  • Speak with your city councel


In Texas:

  • Volunteer with the Texas Hunger Initiative to solve the hunger problem in Texas
  • Write a letter to your Representative about poverty


In the United States:

  • Donate to the Salvation Army
  • Volunteer with AmeriCorps VISTA