Tricia Wehner is a blogger who shares her thoughts with us at SheSpeaks
There are 1.4 billion people who live in extreme poverty every day. Some who live on just $1.50 a day ... a dire $7.50 a WEEK.
Over the years, I have seen many informercials about the poor and hungry. I have heard the spokesperson tell saddening stories of "Joseph" or "Sally" who barely have anything to eat, and how they and their families are suffering. I have seen the disturbing photos of their emmaciated bodies and the despair in their eyes.Yet, I had done nothing. "Just pennies a day can help", they said. But still, nothing. Today, I made a decision. I made a decision to stop hearing and start doing.
"Through the insights gained over the 5 days, Live Below the Line is assembling a movement of people passionate about eradicating extreme poverty. Through partnerships with various charities, the campaign raises both awareness and critical funds." -from BzzAgent.com-
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