worldbank Join the movement to #endpoverty! Show us what you want to change. #EachDayISee www.worldbank.org/eachdayisee 2w

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worldbank What do you see each day that you want to change? Show us and use hashtag #EachDayISee. Let's #endpoverty together. www.worldbank.org/eachdayisee 2w

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worldbank This vendor selling dried fish in Cebu City, Philippines hopes that one day he can escape a life of poverty. Our latest Philippine Economic Update says that #poverty can be eradicated within a generation or 30 years as long as the economy sustains high growth, which makes it more inclusive. http://wrld.bg/Hrrdt 2w

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worldbank A group of 30 teenage #students came to the World Bank for the launch of #action2015, a global digital rally to encourage world leaders to deliver on the ambitious outcomes needed to tackle #poverty, #climate change, and #inequality in 2015.
These #inspiring students spoke about #energy access, #health, #food security, and #gender inequality, adding a voice to a digital movement that seeks to inform the public about global threats and catalyze positive change. What will you do to help #endpoverty #by2030?
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Read the latest blog on how the @billandmelindagatesfoundation is making vaccines beautiful through art. Blog.vangoart.co #billgates #vaccineswork #vaccines #art #alexiasinclair #artforgood #dogood #enddisease 2w

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worldbank So far we have gotten amazing submissions for the #EachDayISee photo contest! If you have an older photo you want to submit, please feel free but re-post your photo on Instagram with the hashtag so that everyone has a fair chance to collect likes. Everything we've gotten so far has been beautiful, keep it up! 3w
  •   ejaenicke Where was this photo taken? 3w

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worldbank Abandoned water shed in Antigua.
This water shed has been abandoned because the ground water has become salinated and not potable. Local entrepreneurs are developing a way to use solar powered treatment to desalinate water. This is especially important because the island is going through a drought.
Local needs can drive world-changing innovation. infoDev, a global program in the World Bank Group, supports growth-oriented entrepreneurs through business incubators and innovation hubs and better entrepreneurship environments. Photo by Simone McCourtie. #Antigua #Water #InfoDev #ClimateChange #Caribbean #Entrepreneurs
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  •   syaheednsr Comprehensive studies on the tubewell's location should be conducted by local municipal. Some island even charge the local to pay for water utilities. @worldbank 3w
  •   watermissionsinternational This is a problem that our engineers encounter everyday. We use solar power to run a lot of our operations and every water source we find is treated through a micro municipal water treatment plant built by the community. Let us know if our team can be of assistance: info@watermissions.org. 3w
  •   therayrod awesome pic, where are you from my friend ? :) 3w
  •   racaltagirone More nations need to work on this.. isn't our planet mostly ocean? 2w

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worldbank What do you see each day that you want to change? What issues mean the most to you? Send us photos of life through your eyes. They may be social, economic, political or everyday things.
CONTEST:
POST a photo of life through your eyes using #EachDayISee
SHARE through all your social networks to get the most likes
RULES can be found at www.worldbank.org/eachdayisee
Don’t forget to set your account to “public” to have your likes counted!
#endpoverty #takeon
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worldbank Do you believe that these are the same places?
The narrow and dirty alley on the top left was transformed to a wide and safe street on the top right where fire trucks and ambulances can access. The heavily polluted canal at the bottom was revitalized with drainage system and trees along its bank. Under an urban upgrading project, 200 low-income neighborhoods and related infrastructure in four large cities in Vietnam have been renovated, benefiting 7.5 million residents. #BeforeAndAfter #UrbanRenewal #Vietnam
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  •   mfe0 Improvement. 3w
  •   caescobar_arquitecto I do!!! We developed in Medellin urban upgrading projects on some of the poorest areas of the city, obtaining similar physical results and an huge social progress. @worldbank 3w
  •   hamidmosavati Good 3w
  •   eskay_the_great Come n do some in Ghana 3w
  •   mentbdbd I hope your great efforts will reach Nouackchot city one day where sanitation and waste-disposal are serious issues affecting the quality of life of almost two million people !! 3w
  •   sun_e__ @daniela2130 amazing 3w
  •   buivanhoan Vietnam, my country! Thanks a lot for everything @worldbank 3w
  •   dchellan Grt job 3w

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worldbank Dr. Germanite Phanord took care of 2010 earthquake victims in Port-au-Prince for over two months. A couple of years ago, she opened a small private clinic in Hinche, a province town. But her dream is to have a hospital that can take care of any patient, regardless of the situation the person is in.

This is particularly important in Haiti where 40% of the population lacks access to health services. 80% of the poorest Haitians live in the countryside, where access to water, sanitation and health services is limited.

Five years after a devastating earthquake hit Haiti’s capital and nearby towns on January 12, 2010, killing up to 230,000 people, the country continues to rebuild and the Haitian people show signs of resilience despite the current political uncertainty. Almost everyone has a story to tell. #Haiti #Earthquake #Disaster #Recovery #Rebuilding #Health
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worldbank Thank you to all of our followers for a great 2014. #TakeOn what you want to change. #EndPoverty 1mon

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worldbank Groundbreaking project in Bangladesh will improve lives of mothers & children.
In the last decade, Bangladesh has reduced poverty by one-third but it still accounts for 6 percent of the world’s poor population. A new program will benefit 10% of the extremely poor population by providing income support to about 600,000 of the poorest mothers for participating in activities aimed to improve their children's nutrition and cognitive development. Photo by Stephan Bachenheimer.
#SouthAsia #Bangladesh #Gender #Women #Children #Nutrition #Health #Nutrition #SocialProtection
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  •   lexcol2k2 Great work @worldbank...keep it up cos women empowerment is very important and something to place as high priority because this will in turn help the leaders of tomorrow (the children) @buccifranklin @ritadominic @genevievennaji @glazedlens 1mon
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  •   leeannew111 Great work would love to see the number of beneficiaries increase to 20%... 1mon
  •   tal_physique World bank= the reason why the world is in debt, everyones economy sucks, black people and Africa have been raped of their riches, and white supremacy is in full effect ran more specifically by the greedy and big business. Thank you so much for fucking the world up through oppression 1mon
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worldbank EBOLA: BEYOND THE VIRUS

Saah L. Blackie owns a car park in the Gblowin Community in the Monrovia suburb of Bushrod Island. He says he believes he contracted the Ebola virus while he was moving his customers’ cars.
“When my customers park their cars they will give me the keys just in case they don’t come soon and others want to go so I can remove their cars from the driveway,” said Blackie. “I move up to 10 cars a day. So I know that is where I got sick.” Blackie is a father of two children and was forced to leave his pregnant wife at home while he went to the Ebola Treatment Unit. He says none of his immediate family members got infected because his Ebola symptoms came so early. “Since I came back from the Ebola Treatment Unit, there is no business,” he said. “People are afraid to park their cars here, so life is not easy.” Photo by Dominic Chavez. #Ebola #EbolaResponse #EbolaSurvivor #Health #Africa #Liberia #Monrovia
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worldbank EBOLA: BEYOND THE VIRUS
Amie Subah is 39 years old and is a mother of five children and a midwife who lives in the New Hope, MVTC community in the Monrovia suburb of Gardnersville.

In March 2014, Amie got infected by a pregnant woman who came to her for help giving birth. Amie said, after attending to the woman, she started feeling weak, vomiting and presenting almost all of the symptoms of Ebola. “[The nurses] at the Ebola Treatment Unit were able to take care of me because I was unconscious for three days.” After recovering from Ebola, Amie was asked to leave the house she was renting. She is currently staying with her younger sister. “The community abandoned me and my landlord gave me notice,” Amie said. “Right now I am sleeping in my sister’s living room.” Photo by Dominic Chavez. #Ebola #EbolaResponse #EbolaSurvivor #Surviving#Ebola #Health #Africa #Liberia #Monrovia
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worldbank EBOLA: BEYOND THE VIRUS
Amie Subah is 39 years old and is a mother of five children and a midwife who lives in the New Hope, MVTC community in the Monrovia suburb of Gardnersville.

In March 2014, Amie got infected by a pregnant woman who came to her for help giving birth. Amie said, after attending to the woman, she started feeling weak, vomiting and presenting almost all of the symptoms of Ebola. “[The nurses] at the Ebola Treatment Unit were able to take care of me because I was unconscious for three days.” After recovering from Ebola, Amie was asked to leave the house she was renting. She is currently staying with her younger sister. “The community abandoned me and my landlord gave me notice,” Amie said. “Right now I am sleeping in my sister’s living room.” Photo by Dominic Chavez. #Ebola #EbolaResponse #EbolaSurvivor #Health #Africa #Liberia #Monrovia
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  •   icinasa Amidst plenty, majority still sorrow in the wake of the Ebola virus! I pray she finds solace along her recuperation process. 2mon

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worldbank A parent rides with their child on a motorbike through a flooded street in Can Tho, Vietnam.
Can Tho , the 4th largest city in Vietnam gets flooded almost every day - some times for as long as 7 months! As a result, business comes to a standstill and the entire region’s economy is affected. Photo by Huong Lan Vu. #Asia #Vietnam #Urban #Flood #Flooding #Disaster #DisasterRecovery
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worldbank Little girl waits to see the mobile dentist in Sri Lanka.

A child’s earliest years present the best window of opportunity to ensure good outcomes later in life. Early childhood development programs that include education, health, nutrition and social protection components have proven to be effective in several countries, but despite this growing evidence, more than 200 million children in developing countries under the age of 5 will not reach their development potential. Photo by Simone D. McCourtie. #SriLanka #Health #Nutrition #UHCDay #HealthforAll #SocialProtection #EndPoverty
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  •   lexcol2k2 What are we to do to make sure they reach their development potentials 2mon
  •   worldbank @lexcol2k2 we are having a live streaming discussion on Tuesday December 16, 2014 at 12:45ET/ 17:45GMT. You can watch at live.worldbank.org. You can also ask questions now. Hopefully you can see what we and others can do to #InvestEarly and make sure children survive and thrive in their early years. 2mon
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worldbank Most #Haitians don't have land lines, so the mobile phone is often people's single most important piece of equipment.

Before the 2010 devastating earthquake, only one in three Haitians had a mobile phone, and fewer than one in 100 had access to the internet. A decade after the Haitian government opened the mobile telecom market to competition in 2000, Teleco, the government-owned and operated phone company, saw its market share dwindle to just 4% and lost nearly $1.5 million monthly.

To save the company, and to improve and expand service for Haitians, the government put together a plan to privatize Teleco. The Central Bank of Haiti signed an agreement with Vietnam's largest mobile telephone operator, Viettel, to significantly expand telecommunications services in the earthquake-ravaged country by upgrading Haiti’s fixed line network and build the country’s first fiber optic cable network. #Technology #Telecommunications #Rebuilding #Haiti #Mobile #IFC
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worldbank Climate policies + social policies can reduce poverty, create jobs & clean up emissions.

Worldwide, close to 1 billion people live in poverty on less than $1.25 per day and more than 800 million are undernourished. Many of them are on the front lines of climate change. Extreme weather and droughts can put their food and water supplies at risk, raise prices, and destroy homes and businesses that are often built at the edges of livable land. They have little resilience to the volatility or economic havoc climate change can bring. #TakeOn #ClimateChange #Weather #Droughts #ExtremeWeather #EndPoverty #COP20
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