Bengali New Year Feast at Bangladesh Cyclone Shelter

Bangladesh Pre-schools

Of the 168.9 million people in Bangladesh, 31.5% live below poverty line. This is one of the world’s poorest, least developed nations.
children working hard farming

Empowerment For Education

An estimated 88% of Ethiopian children live in poverty. Not just financial insecurity, but a multi-dimensional poverty which includes lack of access to basic needs like housing, sanitation or...
Children at school in Damascus, Syria

The Hope Centre

Pre-war Syria was considered one of the most educated countries in the Middle East, and standards of living were generally good. The civil war changed everything.
A girl with disabilities in Rukungiri using wooden walking sticks

Rukungiri Disability

The combination of poverty and disability is toxic. Add stigma and discrimination, and the mix is even more destructive.

Guatemala: Street Children

In Guatemala over 54% of people live below the poverty line, with 13% living in extreme poverty. Nearly one-half of under-5s are chronically malnourished, one of the highest...

Wau Teacher Training

South Sudan is the world’s newest nation, and one of the world’s most fragile states. Years of war and violence mean education in South Sudan has been severely...

Houtberg Childcare Centre

Due to economic isolation and internal political instability, 72% of people in Zimbabwe live below the poverty line.

Zambia

Zambia has the fourth highest birth rate in the world and an extremely high HIV/AIDs burden. These factors combined with a high level of poverty – 60.5% of the...

Uganda

An average population age of just 15 years means that Uganda is disproportionately young. 19.7% of people live below the poverty line.