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Building forward together
Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet
The COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world has resulted in reversing decades of progress in the fight against poverty and extreme poverty. According to the World Bank, between 88 and 115 million people are being pushed into poverty as a result of the crisis, with the majority of the new extreme poor being found in South Asian and Sub-Saharan countries where poverty rates are already high”.