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People dancing at the announcement of the global launch of Poverty in Rising Africa in Accra, Ghana

People dancing at the announcement of the global launch of Poverty in Rising Africa in Accra, Ghana on October 16, 2015. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

Students laugh as they leave school

Bangladesh. Photo: Scott Wallace / World Bank Photo ID: SW-2BD44030a

Students get water

Bangladesh. Photo: Scott Wallace / World Bank Photo ID: SW-2BD41027

Students handwashing with soap

Students of Teresa Gonzales de Fanning School wash their hands during celebrations for Global Handwashing Day (October 15th) in Lima - Peru. Photo: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil / World Bank

Young Myanmar girls in local dress

The World Bank considers community driven development initiatives to be effective tools to combat rural poverty. Over the next two years, over 3,000 villages in rural Myanmar will have the opportunity to identify and implement the projects they need most. Kanpetlet Township, Chin State, Myanmar. Photo: Meriem Gray / World Bank

Survivors of typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) plant vegetables

Survivors of typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) plant vegetables at a livelihood project site in Anahayway village in Leyte province, Philippines on July 13, 2014. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Photo ID: World_Bank_Philippines_Final_Edit_0023

World Bank Managing Director and COO Sri Mulyani Indrawati visits Heri Primary School

May 12, 2015 - GOMA, World Bank Managing Director and COO Sri Mulyani Indrawati visits Heri Primary School, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: SImone D, McCourtie / World Bank

Women’s Economic Empowerment Project, Addis Ababa. Trainees at the project known as “Connecting 1,500 Women and Girls to the Export Market”, in Addis Ababa, on the day of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s visit. The project trains women and girls to develop skills in industries such as leather, weaving, basketry, embroidery, gemstones, and spinning. 15 July 2015. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. Photo #638211

Women’s Economic Empowerment Project, Addis Ababa

Trainees at the project known as “Connecting 1,500 Women and Girls to the Export Market”, in Addis Ababa, on the day of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s visit. The project trains women and girls to develop skills in industries such as leather, weaving, basketry, embroidery, gemstones, and spinning.

Women’s Economic Empowerment Project, Addis Ababa. Trainees at the project known as “Connecting 1,500 Women and Girls to the Export Market”, in Addis Ababa, on the day of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s visit. The project trains women and girls to develop skills in industries such as leather, weaving, basketry, embroidery, gemstones, and spinning. 15 July 2015. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. Photo # 638215

Women’s Economic Empowerment Project, Addis Ababa

Trainees at the project known as “Connecting 1,500 Women and Girls to the Export Market”, in Addis Ababa, on the day of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s visit. The project trains women and girls to develop skills in industries such as leather, weaving, basketry, embroidery, gemstones, and spinning.

High school students jumping rope  High school students in La Ceja, Department of Antioquía, Colombia.   Photo: © Charlotte Kesl / World Bank   Photo ID: CK-CO0187 World Bank

High school students jumping rope

High school students in La Ceja, Department of Antioquía, Colombia. Photo: © Charlotte Kesl / World Bank Photo ID: CK-CO0187 World Bank

Students working in a public university's laboratory. Raising education quality will be critical for Malaysia to achieve a high-performing education system that builds the human capital required for an innovation-led, high-income economy. Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Nafise Motlaq / World Bank. More information in the Malaysia Economic Monitor, December 2013 (www.worldbank.org/malaysia)

University students in Malaysia

Students working in a public university's laboratory. Raising education quality will be critical for Malaysia to achieve a high-performing education system that builds the human capital required for an innovation-led, high-income economy. Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Nafise Motlaq / World Bank. More information in the Malaysia Economic Monitor, December 2013 (www.worldbank.org/malaysia)

Landmine clearance in Colombia. This former minefield had previously caused casualties, including a seven year old boy who had picked up a mine. Clearance of this minefield is now complete and benefits the 1,000 people living nearby. Colombia has one of the highest percentages of trained female deminers. Photo credit: HALO Trust [via UNDP Flickr]

Landmine clearance in Colombia

This former minefield had previously caused casualties, including a seven year old boy who had picked up a mine. Clearance of this minefield is now complete and benefits the 1,000 people living nearby. Colombia has one of the highest percentages of trained female deminers. Photo credit: HALO Trust

Two community volunteers measure Mahadia Hussein, a 2-year-old child with malnutritiion, at a food distribution centre in the Rwanda camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), near Tawila, North Darfur. More than 8,000 women and children living in the camp benefit from nutrition programmes run by the World Food Programme (WFP). 4 March 2014. Tawila, Sudan. UN Photo/Albert González Farran

WFP Nutrition Programme, North Darfur

Two community volunteers measure Mahadia Hussein, a 2-year-old child with malnutritiion, at a food distribution centre in the Rwanda camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), near Tawila, North Darfur. More than 8,000 women and children living in the camp benefit from nutrition programmes run by the World Food Programme (WFP).

Syrian refugee Fatimah smiles while showing the key to her room at a new collective shelter in Kherbet Dawood in northern Lebanon. Fatimah and her family have fled for their lives multiple times during the Syrian crisis. They have spent many nights sleeping rough or in abandoned buildings. Fatimah is excited to now have a room for just herself and her husband. All Rights Reserved. UNHCR / S. Baldwin / November 2013

International Women’s Day 2014

Syrian refugee Fatimah smiles while showing the key to her room at a new collective shelter in Kherbet Dawood in northern Lebanon. Fatimah and her family have fled for their lives multiple times during the Syrian crisis. They have spent many nights sleeping rough or in abandoned buildings. Fatimah is excited to now have a room for just herself and her husband. UNHCR / S. Baldwin / November 2013

Former Refugees Resume Village Life in Darfur. In April 2009 a community of Sudanese refugees returned to their homes in the village of Seraf Jedad, West Darfur. With help from the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and the Government of Sudan the former refugees rebuilt a school, reopened businesses, the local market and clinic, albeit poorly equipped. 16 June 2010. Seraf Jedad, Sudan. UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Former Refugees Resume Village Life in Darfur

In April 2009 a community of Sudanese refugees returned to their homes in the village of Seraf Jedad, West Darfur. With help from the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and the Government of Sudan the former refugees rebuilt a school, reopened businesses, the local market and clinic, albeit poorly equipped.Pictured are a woman and her son inside her husband's shop in Seraf Jedad. On top of running this small business, the family relies on planting crops and…