August 24, 2010

Living on $2 a day. Could you? Would you?

Posted in food, health, life, love tagged , , , , , , , , , , , at 10:07 am by Margi Macdonald

Internationally, the Extreme Poverty Line is defined as the equivalent of $2 a day. 1.4 billion people currently live below this line, that is 1.4 billion people who do not have the basic choices and opportunities that most Australians take for granted.  Imagine just eating below the poverty line for one week – Rachel Hills did.

Read about Rachel’s experience here

Visit Live Below the Line and consider that many of us in the First World are malnourished despite being overfed, overindulged, and over-resourced.

What does this mean to you?
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Image: This image is a work of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, taken or made during the course of an employee’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.

Source: Wikimedia Commons


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