Extreme Poverty: It’s Not What You Think


The second video discusses the internal and external needs of the extreme poor. Each of us as individuals have physical and material needs but also spiritual needs where we desire respect and connections with God, ourselves and others. Helping the poor in a sustainable way involves much more than us sending resources—there is also an opportunity to empower one another, bless each other and be mutually transformed.

Lesson 2 Quiz

Check what you’ve learned in this lesson:

What type(s) of needs to all people have?
True or False? Food, water and shelter are examples of internal needs.
What are key components to create lasting change in helping the poor out of poverty?

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