|For adults & teens: a wide range of practical
how-tos, survival skills, work skills and more
For children: school subject learning materials
For young children: early learning materials
For schools that lack the resources for books: School packs cover the range from learning the alphabet & times table to self employment work skills
|25p a day buys you
some corn - nothing
else. If you find bread, you can pick off the mouldy bits. Remaining
mould toxins won't do your health any favours but at least you get to
If you're lucky enough to find mouldy sausages, they can be peeled to get at the less rank meat inside.
Around 27% percent of all children in developing countries are estimated to be underweight or stunted.
This is the reality for millions of people everyday. And some people only dream of this opportunity. Millions starve every year.
A lot of people walk miles every day to fetch water. In many cases it is dirty and unsafe to drink but there really isn't anything better. It will probably kill you one day.
2 million people die every year from waterborne diseases.
Often you have to spend all day trying to get enough food, so you have no choice but to send your child out to get water. You pray they make it home.
For millions this is the daily reality.
In Peru you have a rusty metal shack on a steep mountainside. It's far too hot to stay in during the day, and at night, sometimes people die from the cold. The occasional landslides are terrifying.
In Africa many have a hut of sticks and mud. Sometimes the last people who lived here were killed by the landowner.
For millions, this is the reality.
|You can never afford
shoes. You search
garbage heaps with broken glass, infected medical waste, faeces, used
needles, rusty metal etc.
Care is completely unaffordable. The ambulance service is totally
unaffordable. Even if you can get to a hospital, without money no-one
will see you. When your child is sick you turn to prayer.
20% of children die before their fifth birthday. Diarrhoea & dysentery are major killers.
|Dogs drink from your water container, you can't afford
one with a secure lid.
There are no toilets. In some places an open sewer runs past your door. Sometimes the only toilet is an open cesspit. In many places, no such luck, there is no toilet and no disposal system.
want the best for your children - but just to eat they have to work
full time. About 72 million children of primary school age in the
developing world were not in school in 2005.
Without education what hope do they ever have of escaping this cycle of poverty?