A photo taken March 5, 2019, shows Villa 31, a populous and marginalized neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. World Day of the Poor is observed Nov. 17. (CNS/Reuters/Magali Druscovich)

The United Nations calls its 17 Sustainable Development Goals "the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all." With a target of achieving them by 2030, the goals are all interconnected and address the global challenges we face.

Goal 1 is "No Poverty." As the UN puts it: "Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality."

This series highlights some of the work sisters are doing around the world to eradicate poverty.

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A Place to Call Home: Sisters address inadequate housing worldwide

Survey tracks inequality, amid UN effort to end poverty by 2030