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poverty

noun absence, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, dearth, deficiency, deficit, depletion, destitution, difficulty, distress, embarrassed circumstances, exigency, famine, humbleness, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, insolvency, lack, leanness, loss of fortune, meagerness, mendicancy, mendicity, narrow means, necessitousness, necessity, need, neediness, needy circumstances, paucity, pauperism, pennilessness, penury, poor circumstances, privation, reduced circumstances, scantiness, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, slender means, sparseness, starvation, straitened circumstances, straits, subsistence level, tenuitas, unprosperousness, want
Associated concepts: proceed in forma pauperus
See also: dearth, deficiency, indigence, paucity, privation
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Through the scheme, called In 2 Sport, they hoped young carers and underprivileged children would be able to enjoy a day out.
300 underprivileged children from different Bay Area cities will participate in this year's shopping spree.
He highlighted that the office of the UAE RCA in Islamabad continues to distribute thousands of items of clothing to underprivileged children in Pakistan, especially orphans and people with disabilities.
I was playing with Els and Choi in a tournament and they told me about how their foundations are changing the lives of underprivileged children in their respective countries," he said.
We are, therefore, excited at the prospect of helping underprivileged children becoming Namibia's next swimming sensations," said Thaddius Maswahu, Head of Marketing at Standard Bank.
Jobson James's business development director Tim Venner said: "We are very pleased to have raised money which will benefit the local community and underprivileged children in the Ladywood area, through our Jobson James Community Fund, administered by BBCCF.
Sheikha Bodour said, 'The meeting focused on the Sharjah IBBY Fund's role in the upcoming period in view of the growing need for providing support for children affected by war and natural disasters, especially since the number of underprivileged children is on the rise.
It's a great charity we are raising money for and it will also be the launching of my foundation which is the Virat Kohli foundation which also aims to help the underprivileged children as well," added the Indian cricketer.
The money raised will go directly to supporting underprivileged children and ensuring that as many as possible are given access to education, healthcare and food.
Even small contributions go a long way to change the lives of underprivileged children and orphans to the better, and we would like to play an active role in this.
Jeremy Child, chairman of the Round Table, said: "The money we raise from our fundraising work goes to support Wharfeside House and take a group of underprivileged children on a weekend away which they wouldn't usually get the chance to go on.
com)-- The campaign for underprivileged children by UAE Exchange and The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF, during the holy month of Ramadan, came to an end with the global money transfer donating USD 100,000 for the cause.