Is there a "cure" for poverty?

My Spring Break has been spent working at my second job, and although it's been exhausting and tremendously challenging (damn Excel spreadsheets), I've been working on some really cool stuff.

We all are shaken when we see images of the desperately poor:  people who literally live in and on garbage, no clean water, no access to education.  We also know that, as a nation, we have been generous with aid to foreign countries for decades, and still see tremendous, grinding poverty.  What's the answer?  Is there a cure?

http://www.povertycure.org/

Here are some possible answers to that question.  (By the way, the website is still in the Beta stage, so you might run into a mistake or two.)  At the very least, it is a worthy discussion.

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