About the website


Mission statement

POVERTIES is a website dedicated to publicising social scientific research & providing quality information on economic development, public policy, human rights and discrimination - despite a writing style at times sarcastic and cynical. 

The aim is to provide humanist, (politically) nonpartisan information that looks for facts and analysis to counterbalance many views about poverty that are merely grounded in beliefs and biased observations.

There's a lot of news (noise) about poverty and more NGOs out there than ever, but in spite of the huge progress made there's still a ton of preconceived ideas and pointless sentimentalism out there. So I want to do my best to help you make sense of the headlines all while maintaining a minimum amount of perspective, if not humour. 

I find it makes the horror of some situations easier to digest.

POVERTIES attracts over 100,000 visitors per month and offers a variety of articles comparing what works and what doesn't when it comes to fighting poverty in all shapes and forms (cultural, economic, social). 

The website has become a small hub for in-depth, practical information for professionals (NGOs, businesses) and the wider public (students, teachers, citizens) on how to better understand global issues.

The end goal is to contribute to the building of well-functioning and dynamic societies by facilitating the access to crucial information to the population.

Short answer: Dario Berrebi

Long answer: I'm a digital strategist and filmmaker. I live to enjoy the variety of projects I get involved in. Most of all I seek to understand how large systems work and their implications in global issues: from cultures and languages to new technologies and economic systems.

I'm from nearly all corners of the globe and have lived in many countries which does help me bring some perspective and hindsight when analysing current trends and news.

I'm always trying to integrate every possible tool at my disposal to innovate and better communicate with people (websites, video, social media, photography).

Before contacting me

Bear in mind that, unfortunately, I cannot help you with the following:

- School/university homework or paper
- Finding an internship
- Selling me any SEO services. I work in digital strategy so... it's quite pointless!

Hiring me

- Digital strategy consulting & training (SEO, digital strategy, social media marketing)
- Video production

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