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Storify: What Will It Take to End Poverty?

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This week, the World Bank launched a global conversation on social media centered around a question: what it will take to end poverty? People from around the world have begun responding using the hashtags #whatwillittake and #ittakes.

What will it take to end poverty?

This week, the World Bank launched a global conversation on social media centered around a question: what it will take to end poverty? People from around the world have begun responding using the hashtags #whatwillittake and #ittakes.

Storified by World Bank · Tue, Sep 25 2012 14:31:25

World Bank Group President Yong Kim launched the call to action in a YouTube video. 

World Bank President: What Will it Take?worldbank

#Whatwillittake for your family to be better off? Reply with hashtag #ittakes.World Bank

¿Qué harías para acabar con la pobreza? DejanosFacebook

#ماالمطلوب للقضاء على الفقر؟ رئيس البنك الدولي يريد أن يسمع مقترحاتكم- شاهدوا هذا الفيديو http://bit.ly/QgnYAcالبنك الدولي

#QuellesSolutions pour éradiquer la pauvreté? Vous avez 1 idée? 1 proposition? Confiez-la à Jim Kim #Vidéo : http://bit.ly/S40th8Banque mondiale

In just four days wereceived over 700 repliesfrom more than 30 countries.

#ittakes inclusion of #poorest and marginalized in decision-making process especially people with #disabilities to end #poverty @WorldBankEmpowermentCafe

@WorldBank #whatwillittake to end poverty? #ittakes education and an inner free will.Subhadip Mitra

#ittakes comprehensive grassroots sensitization and action inorder to ensure safe and clean drinking water is available to all.Eunice

@WorldBank #ItTakes #UniversalEducation, #RaiseAwareness,#MoreSocialGoods,#ReviewTaxSystem, end monopoly ownership over natural resources.Fanyola Sildor

#ittakes what Confucius said:Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.عبدالعزيز بن صالح

Now it's your turn. Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtags #whatwillittake and #ittakes.     

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Submitted by Anonymous on
Please don't forget about sexual minorities. Members of the LGBT communities are often the most vulnerable.

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