Stories and Examples for SDG 1: No Poverty

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) One aims to eradicate poverty in all its forms, one of humanity’s greatest challenges. Poverty forces individuals to make difficult choices and can result in poor quality of life outcomes including: food insecurity, inadequate housing, poor health, lack of access to services, social exclusion and other hardships.

By 2030, SDG 1 aims to: eradicate extreme poverty, reduce poverty by at least 50%, implement social protection systems, ensure equal rights to ownership, basic services, technology and economic resources, and build resilience to environmental, economic and social disasters.

November 2023 Project Update

It’s been a busy few months. Here is our project update as we move into November, 2023. It’s the month we’ve been waiting for as, after more than six months of dedicated planning, Niriqatiginnga will officially start its programming.

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Northern Community Consultation Notes

This summer, our Niriqatiginnga project team spent a lot of time consulting and engaging several community partners here in Winnipeg, and in Northern Manitoba. Many communities, especially in the north, are struggling with a number of critical challenges and we thought we would share some of them here.

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Niriqatiginnga means “come eat with me,” in Inuktitut. It is a Winnipeg-based non-profit organization that is exploring how to address northern food insecurity through arts-based and cultural entrepreneurship approaches. Visit their web site today to support SDG 2: Zero Hunger in the Arctic and northern communiies at