The Stoplight Battling to End Poverty

The Poverty Stoplight, heralded as “a revolutionary yardstick” to assess poverty levels, is a bottom-up tool designed for families around the world. It allows families to see indicators of poverty and take action steps to move from red to yellow to green. By empowering families with information as opposed to the more tradition data collection methods that serve government or NGOs, this tool can be an essential first step in addressing poverty proactively. It is used in roughly 30 countries and growing.

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