Stamp Out Poverty

  • Stamp Out Poverty was launched in April 2005 at the time of Make Poverty History with a remit to work on new sources of development finance.
  • Comprised of some of the leading UK charities including Oxfam, Christian Aid, Save the Children and War on Want, Stamp Out Poverty has focused on ways to bridge the funding gap to meet the Millennium Development Goals … (about 1/2).

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Address: Stamp Out Poverty, All Hallows on the Wall, 83 London Wall, London, EC2M 5ND, UK;

About 2/2: … Stamp Out Poverty is acknowledged for helping to open up political space around innovative sources of financing which has lead to initiatives such as UNITAID and the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm).

Between them, these two schemes have now generated in the region of $2 billion for vaccination and treatment of disease in the developing world.

Our flagship proposal for a Currency Transaction Levy is increasingly recognised as one of the most feasible and just ways to help bridge the massive funding gap required to pay for the Millennium Development Goals. A tiny levy of 0.005% on the 4 most traded currencies has the potential to raise US$30 billion in revenue without damaging the market … (full text).

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