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Simple and small actions count in alleviating poverty – Blog Action Day 2008

Today is Blog Action Day – a day when thousands of bloggers commit to blog (write) on a topic to create awareness around an issue. This year’s issue is Poverty. Internet is full of articles dealing with poverty. There is a lot of talk on poverty. Big promises are made by politicians. People have been fighting poverty for years. Organizations are created to fight poverty and many new organizations are in the making. They all give a big picture of poverty around the world…. we read…watch…debate…sympathize and move on. Forget the big picture of poverty. It is like trying to move a mountain. But an individual can make a change in his neighborhood. Simple and small actions of an individual count more in the fight against poverty. An individual’s action like:Sharing Giving a helping handMaking an individual realize his/her valueTo help an individual to be economically independentTo help an individual to think freelyDonating money is seen as an easy method to fight poverty by many people. Bu…