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Fight Global Poverty: Ways to Give Back in India

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Of the 1.2 billion people in India, an estimated 32.7 percent live below the International Poverty Line, according to 2010 data from the United Nations Development Programme.

Michaela Guzy, founder of, set out to visit NGOs and local organizations whose work ranges in scope from education and girls’ empowerment to historical restoration, medical projects and conservation initiatives.

Watch her latest report to find out what is being done to impact poverty in India and how you can help too.


Keep reading to learn more about the projects covered in the video and how to get involved.