Having faith in development: Why faith is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
On a recent visit to Anu’s home in northeast India, I asked the girl’s mother what her dreams for the four-year-old child were. She promptly replied: “What dream can I have? We are poor and she is HIV positive.”My work with World Vision means I am often confronted with the inability of the poor to imagine a better life. What has gone wrong? How did poverty rob the vulnerable even of their dreams?