Jeffery Sachs's Essay 'What I Did On My Summer Vacation'
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Jeffery Sachs is a Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and a leader in the ascent towards solving world poverty and hunger. In his essay “What I Did on My Summer Vacation,” Sachs explains his efforts and demands that we, the people that have the luxury of reading his article, take some action towards helping his efforts. Sachs begins by stating that his family vacations aren’t like most people’s vacations. His are to poverty stricken countries around the world that are in need of help. The Millennium Villages Project, as Sachs explains, is a group of people that are taking action against foreign poverty by following a simple idea. As Sachs himself states, “the basic ideas for how a poor village can be developed have