Systemic poverty can be broken
when we cut off its root cause –
by introducing models that address felt needs and restore dignity.
The premier social indicator that transformation has taken place is the elimination of systemic poverty.
Poverty can and must be eradicated. Therefore I will endeavor to destroy systems that keep me and others poor, spiritually, relationally, materially and motivationally.
from Transformation by Ed Silvoso
A businessman, who was a new believer, inherited a very profitable chain of hotels in the Philippines. The only problem was that the hotels primarily serviced prostitutes and their clients.