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Solving Poverty in Malaysia

Written by Mong Palatino On 3 March 2014 @ 23:53 pm | No Comments

In Development, East Asia, Economics & Business, English, Governance, Law, Malaysia, Quick Reads

The group Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia is pushing [1] for the passage of a Social Inclusion Act to address the problem of poverty in Malaysia:

Top-down prescription is not working despite the claims otherwise by the government. For aid to really work, one needs to get into the fine-grain pockets of pain and the ignored because each case is unique. For one it may be about education, for another about a gambling habit or a handicap or of self-esteem. It's not about opening the money tap per se, but how you distribute and use these funds.


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