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.
The Jubilee movement works to free the world's poorest countries from 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.
In Nairobi, 700 children walked out of school and through the streets
this April, calling for an end to their country's debt burden.
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The Jubilee 2000/USA campaign
Jubilee 2000 has surprised people with its phenomenal success. A look at how and why it caught fire - and what's around the bend.
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.
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,