Poverty Reduction Goals

The Uplift Prize seeks to slash worldwide poverty by 2020 through the targeted deployment of just $1 Million in incentive prizes.

The following table quantifies the goals in terms of established human development metrics :

 

*Source of 2010 data : United Nations and World Bank

Note that the 2020 goals are significantly more ambitious than those set by the UN, as the goal of the Uplift Prize is to accelerate human development at a greater rate than traditional organizations can.

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