Breaking the cycle of poverty: global girlfriends.

  title={Breaking the cycle of poverty: global girlfriends.},
  author={Lynn Clark Callister},
  journal={MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing},
  volume={37 1},
Recently I read about a social worker, Stacey Edgar, who established Global Girlfriends in 2003 to fulfi ll her dream to empower impoverished women. Seventy percent of the 1.3 billion people living in extreme poverty are women, and when women have fi nancial resources, they use that money to educate and feed their children, and provide them with a better life. The core values of Global Girlfriends include (1) products made by women, (2) there is fair trade, and (3) the products are ecofriendly… CONTINUE READING

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