Debt

Corruption is a problem in Kenya and many countries. Where corruption is intractable, trust funds can be used to ensure that money freed by debt cancellation is used to benefit the poor.

Through the Jubilee USA Congregations program, faith communities across the U.S.

Asserting that "it takes two to tango," the Jubilee movement argues that it is high time lenders assume their share of responsibility for the debt crisis.

Emira Woods 08-01-2007
Jubilee South campaigners go beyond calls for debt relief.

The Jubilee movement works to free the world's poorest countries from debt.

Hollywood's humanitarian helpers direct more attention to global hot spots. But does it help?
Elizabeth Palmberg 11-01-2004
Hope for the world's poorest countries

In Nairobi, 700 children walked out of school and through the streets this April, calling for an end to their country's debt burden.

College, credit cards, and students: A dangerous mix?
David Batstone 05-01-2002

Want some free financial consultation? It won't take more than a few seconds, I promise.

Marie Dennis 01-01-2001
Considering that two years ago Congress had little interest in the issue, the action is nothing short of a miracle.
David Beckmann 07-01-2000
Can one person make a difference?
Martin Wroe 05-01-2000

Jubilee 2000 has surprised people with its phenomenal success. A look at how and why it caught fire - and what's around the bend.

Judy Coode 05-01-2000

The Jubilee 2000/USA campaign

Ryan Beiler 01-01-2000

On September 29 President Clinton announced that the administration would erase 100 percent of the debt owed to the United States by 30 heavily indebted poor countries.

Laura Dely 11-01-1999
As the rate of HIV-AIDS reaches record highs in Africa, the burden of foreign debt depletes scarce resources for prevention and care
Marie Dennis 09-01-1999
Jubilee 2000 and the debt debate.
Andrew Schleicher 07-01-1999

Following the story of Jesus’ path to Golgotha, 150 people gathered on Good Friday at the U.S. Capitol for the Economic Way of the Cross.

In an awesome display of people power, 70,000 demonstrators linked arms to "break the chains of debt" at the recent G8 summit of world economic leaders in Birmingham, England.

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