Poverty is about more than money ~ The Guardian

Read full opinion piece by Kaushik Barua in the Guardian’s ‘Comment is Free’

“Poverty is a cruel wild animal. If you doze, it eats you up.” You probably don’t have much in common (as I don’t) with Kevina, a 60-year-old woman who works her land in Uganda and described her life thus to a large participatory survey covering poor households and communities. She, along with a billion other people, understands poverty as we never will. How do we measure poverty?…read full article.