GPP Australia has just launched a new campaign challenging people to live on $2.00 a day. Check it out..
New Zealand GPP Supporters can sign up and join in - but please CHOOSE to support GLOBAL POVERTY PROJECT (Poverty Education Programme in Australia), and then any money raised from NZ will come back to our GPP New Zealand office and help us continue to deliver the ...1.4 billion reasons Presentation around our own country. GPP NZ will launch this campaign on a nationwide scale in 2011 but we can begin our involvement now by joining in with Australia.
There’s not much you can do with $2. In fact, you can’t even buy a beer, a burger, or a bus ticket. Shockingly, the 1.4 billion people currently living below the Extreme Poverty Line survive on this small amount every day.
Internationally, the Extreme Poverty Line is defined as US$1.25 a day – the equivalent of $2 in Australia. 1.4 billion people in our world live below this line – lacking the basic choices and opportunities that most Australians take for granted. By living on $2 of food a day, you’ll help Australians understand the obstacles faced by those currently living in extreme poverty
LIVE BELOW THE LINE - go to : http://livebelowtheline.com/