Most parents would like to give their children a better start in life. However, for the 767 million worldwide who live below the international poverty line of $1.90 a day, there are often huge barriers to overcome. They may be tangible, such as lack of food or education, or intangible such as stigma or lack of participation in decision-making.
These stories show how a small catalyst, such as the availability of training or a micro loan, can inspire an individual to go on to improve the living standards of their whole family and sometimes of the wider community too.
Central African Republic