How to live on a dollar a day
• How to live on a dollar a day
Many of us take what they have for granted. It is difficult to find someone who would be completely satisfied with your life and gratefully accept every new day. In this case, we often do not appreciate what we have, wanting more and more, while more than a billion people around the world, there are $ 1 a day or less.
British publication The Guardian published a selection of photos "The poorest people in the world." The causes of their poverty are varied, but the difficulties these people face every day, are very similar, the magazine writes. In the making of this photo project was attended by the founder of the international charity organization, and author Thomas Nazario, along with the photographer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize René Beyer.
4-year-old Ana Maria Tudor at his home in Bucharest. In the near future the authorities plan to evict her family from the only place that this baby could call home, and these poor people have to live on the street. Her father recently had surgery on his gall bladder, and as a result of infection, which he received after the operation, it may not work, and constantly needs expensive medications. In a squalid room in which the family lives, no sewerage or running water.
70-year-old friend from Bolivia dancing on the field after the potato harvest. This is their only source of income, and they rejoice that gathered a large harvest.
A sea of people in the heart of New Delhi, which run on his own business and do not notice the 13-year-old blind girl Hunupa Begum and 10-year-old Nizamudina. Their father died 10 years ago, and the 35-year-old mother suffers from asthma and can not work, as it has one 6-year-old child, while Nizamudina hydrocephalus. Just begging to help them to somehow survive. A wheelchair is a girl - a gift of one of the passers-by.
to 60-year-old Fahey Fanna lost a leg in 1988, when detonated an anti-personnel mine. He is a widower, and had 11 children. His plan to demolish the house, as this unauthorized construction, and at this point are going to build a residential quarter.
Charms slums in northern India. 2-year-old Sangeeta is suffering from the effects of malnutrition, while her 5-month-old brother was asleep, clinging to the mother's breast. Girl sometimes rented out to the poor, so that they share the collected alms for the day. It is popular among the poor Indians practice when one child sacrifice for the welfare of the other.
The five brothers of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. Now they are in a shelter and feel much better than a few months ago, when they had to live on the streets. These boys from 5 to 12 years.
25-year-old Coco Dzhestina with his 5-year-old daughter Satta. Dzhestina - disabled and earns a living by collecting alms and wash clothes. And the daughter, and the mother suffer from the consequences of malaria. They sleep in the hallway of the house where there is not even water and electricity.
After the death of his father, 9-year-old Alvaro Kalancha acidic engaged in animal husbandry. Early in the morning he chases a herd of llamas and alpacas grazing, and then runs to school. In the evening he was again driving the cattle to the stall. Wool - the only source of income for his family. In an average year the family earns about 200 dollars.
Slatina, Romania. 31-year-old Viorica complains of pain in the stomach. Without drugs, on which the family is simply no money, she lives in constant pain. The house is built on public land, and in fact it can carry at any time. The house has no electricity or running water.
8-year-old Fathi from Accra that Ghana, comes to the same as it is, the children in the electrical dump to find at least something of value, and then sell for a pittance. Tears - this is what it has awarded malaria, which she suffered a few years ago.
27-year-old prostitute Labone holds the arms of his year-old son, who gave birth to his client. After a few minutes it will come back to their direct responsibilities in a brothel in Bangladesh.
5-year-old Rudra and his 3-year-old sister Sukhanov. These children live in the slums of the Indian city of Charad and earn a living by begging. Recently, their brother and sister died of malnutrition.
6-year-old Vishal Singh takes care of the little girl in the south of New Delhi, while her mother went. Veshalah lucky, it does not work and is able to attend school for slum children.