Poverty: Hope beyond handouts

Dr Denison Jayasooria says that income alone isn¿t a sufficient measure of poverty, and that there needs to be a more multi-faceted approach that involves the entire system of public policy.

It takes more than charity to address the issue of poverty. A recent workshop shed light on how public policies should consider and impact the urban poor.

MOST of us would applaud charitable actions like giving food to the poor, right? But Josie Fernandez hates it when she hears of orang asal communities being given handouts, especially food.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan


Annual Plan


Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Others Also Read