“Almost half the world’s population (3 billion people) lives on less than two dollars a day!” Koffi Anan, UN Secretary General
20 percent of the population in the developed nations consumes 86 percent of the world’s goods. United Nations Report
Poverty leads to hunger, illiteracy, inadequate medical care, disease, brain damage, and death. Ronald J. Sider, Rich Christian in an Age of Hunger
One billion children live in poverty! GlobalIssues.org
30,000 children die each day due to poverty! UNICEF
Does any of this stir compassion in your heart? If not, maybe these words from the Lord Almighty will, "'He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is not that what it means to know me?'" declares the Lord" (Jeremiah 22:16).
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