What can you buy with $1? If you live in a developed country, the answer is 'not much.' A movie ticket, a book, a bite to eat at the school cafeteria: they all cost more than $1. But for millions of people, that dollar has to last the entire day. In developing countries, 2.7 billion people live on less than $2 a day, and 1.1 billion scrape by on under $1.
This site examines poverty in developing nations and is directed toward students aged 15+, bringing together a wide variety of information to raise awareness of the plight of the poor. More importantly, we discuss solutions to poverty and suggest ways that you can help alleviate poverty. We invite you to explore: