3 Billion live on less than US $2/day
1.4 Billion live on less than US $1.25/day
1 Billion live on less than US $1/day
600 Million children live in extreme poverty
9,125,000 die each year
25,000 die from it each day
Extreme poverty is the disease. Desperate issues like unclean water, HIV/AIDS, malaria, malnutrition, starvation, and many other things are the symptoms. The need is immense. The challenge is great. There are people in the world who are hurting, suffering, and dying. Each of these stats represents people – mothers, daughters, sons, fathers, families, friends. These needs demand action.