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Poverty, Inc. | Oronogo, MO

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Christ's Church of Oronogo

22145 Kafir Rd

Oronogo, MO 64855

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Please join us on June 25th at Christ's Church of Oronogo as True Charity proudly presents a screening of the award-winning film Poverty, Inc. The screening starts at 6:30PM and the film is 55 minutes long.

Christ's Church of Oronogo is located at 22145 Kafir Rd, Oronogo, MO 64855.

Choose one True Charity Break Out Session to attend after the session:

The ABC's of Effective Charity- James Whitford, Co-Founder of Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission, shares insights from 20 years of ministry to the homeless and poor. This class will give you practical principles to make your charity more effective.

My Journey: from Homeless to Success- From sleeping on the streets, to working full time. From getting high every day, to running a recovery home for women. From dealing drugs to dealing hope. These stories of success will amaze and inspire you. Ask questions, engage in discussion with a panel, and come away with a better understanding of what it means to succeed.

Partnership: the Cure for Paternalism- Paternalism is full of harmful assumptions, but for decades, it is the mindset that has ruled in our charity. Experience firsthand how partnership shatters paternalism’s assumptions as you work side by side with partners from Watered Gardens.

Watch the film trailer: https://vimeo.com/109863354

Share with your friends on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #PovertyINC

Website: http://www.povertyinc.org/

POVERTY, INC. has earned 40 international film festival honors including a "Best of Fests" selection at IDFA Amsterdam - the biggest documentary festival in the world.

FILM SYNOPSIS

“I see multiple colonial governors,” says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment in Africa. “We are held captive by the donor community.”

The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry — the business of doing good has never been better.

Yet the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and leaders in the developing world are growing increasingly vocal in calling for change. Drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore.

From TOMs Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. agricultural subsidies, the film challenges each of us to ask the tough question: Could I be part of the problem?

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