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Nick Pearson
Nick Pearson is founder of 1% for Humanity, a movement of individuals and businesses giving at least 1% of their gross income to fight extreme poverty and injustice. Follow 1% for Humanity on Facebook and Twitter.

Entries by Nick Pearson

The World's 10 Deadliest Countries for Children and What You Can Do About It

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2014 | 11:47 AM


The World Health Organization defines child mortality as the death of a child under five years old. In 2012, the worldwide number of these deaths was estimated at around 6.6 million annually. That's 18,000 children per day, four-years-old or younger. The...

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Top 5 Lame Excuses Not to Support Extreme-Poverty Alleviation Work

(4) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 2:30 PM

If you haven't read the 2014 annual letter released by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation last month, you should. It's a quick and approachable read addressing three of the most popular myths surrounding foreign aid which block progress in the fight against extreme poverty. Mr....

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