Welcome to Love > Poverty: A Compassion podcast, where we will explore the creative ways that Christians around the globe are joining in the movement of fighting poverty with love.

Hosted by Joe Long of Compassion Canada, Love > Poverty features interviews with a diverse collection of Christian professionals from all spheres of the workplace, on topics from child protection and slavery to social movements and the role of the Church.

Roll down the windows. Put the car in drive. Love is on the move.

 Check in every Monday between October 15th and December 31st for a brand new episode!

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Intro: Love > Poverty

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Sometimes we look at the issues surrounding poverty around the world and feel completely hopeless– as if there is nothing we could do to change the story. Our efforts seem to be just a drop in a very large bucket. Join in our conversations this season as we chat with real-life people who are putting their own creative drops in the global poverty bucket.

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Episode 1: What is Poverty? with Alyssa Esparez

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In the first official episode of Love>Poverty, Joe sits down with Alyssa Esparaz: Writer and Communicator at Compassion Canada and International Development student at the University of Toronto. Alyssa and Joe get back to the basics of poverty, discussing trends in the International Development industry, and sharing about some of the most inspiring people they’ve met in the anti-poverty movement!

Written by: Compassion Canada