Poland Trying to Eliminate Povery

Politics ♦ Published: September 19, 2013; 19:03 ♦ (Vindobona)

The country plans on spending € 2bn in the combat against poverty.

Poland Trying to Eliminate Povery / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Poland will spend more than € 2bn of EU funds in the fight against poverty from 2014 to 2020. By this measures around 1.5 million citizens’ living standard should be elevated until 2020, according to Deputy Regional Development Minister Pawel Orlowski.

Last year, around 16 percent of Polish people were threatened by relative poverty. In other words, their household…