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What does being hungry and poor mean to you?

 Have you ever experienced it?

Read this page very carefully and watch the video clips with an open mind.  Then share your thoughts about being poor and hungry at the bottom of this page with the world.

If you like the work we are doing here, and you have a desire to help us help others supplying them with food, clothing, shelter, Bibles, video tapes and other teaching material, click on the “DONATE BUTTON” below and fill in any amount. God will bless you as you bless others. Thank you for your many contributions, every penny makes a difference in the lives of those who have so little.

According to UNICEF, 30000+ children die each day due to poverty, or over 9.8 million   children a year.

  • Less than one per cent of what the world spent every year on weapons was needed to put every child into school by the year 2000 and yet it didn’t happen.

  • The death rate for children under the age of 5 is an unbelievable 210000 week, approx 11 million a year.

  • 1 billion children, every 2nd child in the world is currently in poverty.

  • 640 million children go without adequate shelter.

  • 400 million children do not have access to safe water.

  • 270 million children have no access to health services.

  • 1.4 million children die each year from lack of access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation.

  • 2.2 million children die each year because they are not immunized.

15 million children are orphaned yearly due to HIV/AIDS.

**Please Note: All the information above has been referenced from the following: State of the World‘s Children, 2005, UNICEF.

World Wide Poverty Statistics

  • Half the world’s population nearly three billion people live on less than two dollars a day. [Numbers are according to the World Bank.

  • There is nearly a billion people in the world that are unable to read a book or sign their names. [The State of the World’s Children, 1999, UNICEF]

  • Approximately 790 million people in the developing world are still chronically undernourished, almost two-thirds of whom reside in Asia and the Pacific. [World Resources Institute Pilot Analysis of Global Ecosystems, February 2001]

  • 1.3 billion people live on less than one dollar a day. [The Reality of Aid 2000, (Earthscan Publications, 2000), p.10]

  • 3 billion live on under two dollars a day. [The Reality of Aid 2000, (Earthscan Publications, 2000), p.10]

  • 1.3 billion have no access to clean water. [The Reality of Aid 2000, (Earthscan Publications, 2000), p.10]

  • 3 billion have no access to sanitation. [The Reality of Aid 2000, (Earthscan Publications, 2000), p.10]

  • 2 billion have no access to electricity. [The Reality of Aid 2000, (Earthscan Publications, 2000), p.10]

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN FROM YOUR OWN NEIGHBORHOOD TO ANY PLACE IN THE WORLD.  POVERTY IS EVERYWHERE AND YOUR HELP IS NEEDED NOW.  


 

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