National Week for Overcoming Extreme Poverty
“Moving from Humiliation and Exclusion to Participation”
“Whenever men and women are condemned to live in extreme poverty, human rights are violated. To come together to ensure that these rights be respected is our solemn duty”
Fr. Joseph Wresinski (1917 – 1988) founder of ATD Fourth World
The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) hosted a one day event which included the PCUP partners and multi stakeholders on the National Week for Overcoming Extreme Poverty “Moving from Humiliation and Exclusion to Participation: Ending Poverty in All its Forms” at the Chess Plaza, Rizal Park, Manila City on October 17, 2016. International organizations such as the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), All Together in Dignity (ATD) Fourth World, and local organizations as well such as the local government of the City of Manila, National Parks Development Committee, Manila Girl Scout Council, St. Luke Reach Out Foundation, Inc.,NCIP, NCMF, KKFI, among others.