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Poverty

What is the cost of poverty?

Sat, 12/29/2012 - 1:29pm -- Vince
The Case for Action
  • In the Next 10 minutes 50 people will die from hunger, etc.
  • Half the people in the world live on less than $2 per day
  • One quarter of humanity, about 1.6 billion people, live without electricity
  • Over 9 million people, of which 5 million are children, die worldwide each year because of hunger and malnutrition.
  • Over 11 million children die each year from preventable causes like malaria, diarrhea and pneumonia
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