For kids living in poverty, childhood can be incredibly difficult.
Life doesn't come with guarantees like medical treatment for illnesses, having shoes to wear to school and getting an education.
Their futures are uncertain, and it can seem like the world has forgotten them.
But you can be a powerful voice for change. Share one fact below about poverty. This small act can help raise awareness for kids in need, and change their stories for good. Or, if you're ready to get more involved, check out other ways you can make a difference.
- The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality, Branko Milanovic, 2010
- World Bank “Dollar a Day Revisited,” 2009
- World Bank Group
- UNICEF State of the World’s Children, 2013
- United Nations Millennium Project - Fast Facts: The Faces of Poverty