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In Johannesburg, Residents Can Help Fight Poverty, Win Festival Ticket

Residents of Johannesburg are helping to fight poverty — by cleaning up city streets and petitioning leaders — in exchange for a chance to win tickets to an all-star, international music festival organized by Global Citizen, an advocacy organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030. Global Citizen encourages people to take action on their platform by awarding points for applying pressure on world leaders to make commitments around the issues associated with extreme poverty. Video Source: VOA NEWS

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