You can’t remove poverty by transferring money. You need to keep those who extract citizen’s resources in bay. They might be called presidents, war lords, oligarchs, big men, .. but they do the same – they destroy others’ opportunities to get out poverty. See more http://whynationsfail.com/summary/
Good thing is to notice that the scaremongering 50 years ago has been plain wrong. Earth is not running out resources. There was no peak oil or food and world’s population growth has not been a problem. Prosperity is not a zero-sum game.