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Report: two million Poles live in deep poverty

30.11.2019 07:25
There are some two million people in Poland trapped in extreme poverty, according to a report prepared by the Spring Association (Stowarzyszenie Wiosna).
Two hands counting coins.
Two hands counting coins.Photo: Pixabay/Frantisek_Krejci

As the organizer of 'Noble Gift’ (Szlachetna Paczka), one of the most recognisable charity actions in Poland, Wiosna was able to collect data from the recipients of its aid, while preparing the document.

The report shows that the number of people living in extreme poverty has increased by over 400,000 since last year, Ilona Życzyńska, a volunteer for ‘Noble Gift’, said in an interview with Polish Radio.

 “Those people lead very modest lives. When a volunteer visits them, they often say they do not need much. Usually it is food and warm clothes for winter,” Życzyńska explained.

The report defines extreme poverty as living on less than PLN 19 (EUR 4.4, USD 4.85) a day, compared to the international poverty line of USD 1.90 set by the World Bank.

This year’s edition of  ‘Noble Gift’ will have its finale on December 7 and 8, with thousands of volunteers delivering packages to needy families.

“By focusing on families, we want to bring them hope that their life can change for the better,” Ilona Życzyńska said in the interview.

In 2018, some seventeen thousand packages – whose value totalled PLN 47 million (EUR 10.9 million) – were distributed among those in need as part of the initiative.

Source: IAR