Discussion article for the meetup : Global Poverty Discussion & Prep for "Experience Poverty" Fundraiser
29 March 2015 02:30:00PM (-0500)
WHERE: 3136 Patty Lane, Middleton, WI 53562
We'll get together to discuss global poverty and plan for our "Experience Poverty" Fundraiser, more info below. There'll be snacks! Bring your friends!
Come regardless of whether you are planning on participating in the EA fundraiser!
--Experience Poverty Fundraiser--
a global effective altruism fundraiser to alleviate poverty
What we will do: Get sponsored to eat for less than either $1.50/day (the global poverty line) or $2.50/day(what the median person spends on food), for 3 days (you can vary the length of time)
The dates: April 6-8 (you can vary these, but most people in EA groups around the world will be doing it around then)
The charity: The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (de-worming; helps children in developing countries get healthy so they can do things like go to school)
Where to sign up: http://experiencepoverty.causevox.com/