poor-countries

How many people live in richer countries than yours, and how many in poorer countries

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According to national income per person We count countries as rich or poor countries based on how many dollars of national income a statistic resident reaches there. The table compares each country to the whole globe, which has 7.417 billion people. In poor countries (GNIpc <3626 $) 43% of the Earth’s population lives, including in […]

Proposal on developing countries

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Mr. Bogdan Wenta Development Commission (DEVE) EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Dear Sir The needs of developing countries are estimated at 3.3 trillion – 4.5 trillion $ annually [1]. And official development assistance from all OECD countries amounted to 142.6 billion $ [2] in 2016, or around 3-4% of needs. This disproportion may give the impression that helping […]

Egypt

Egypt

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Egypt is a poor country because of a small national income per person, but it is in a better position than the vast majority of other poor countries. The picture below shows a society with a low standard of living, but it cares about the basic needs of almost all citizens. An important brake on […]

How to help

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Charity The first instinct is to give a little of your money or things. Such a gesture is valuable for the poor, because in the countries of the Global South, the currency from our countries in the Global North is much more valuable than in our country – more can be bought there. For a […]

GPI

Peace index

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Lack of peace is a major impediment to economic development. Measures that could be used to increase prosperity are spent on violence or the fight against violence. In a war situation, the economy does not function in the most efficient market system, but in a prescriptive system. It turns out that the degree of national […]

Fairtrade

The best way to help poor countries

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The best way to support people in poor countries is to buy there. Buying is better than sending stuff, sending money, giving loans, investing because in supported countries: It activates entrepreneurship, which results in economic growth that brings about prosperity, Increases the demand for employees, Allows to maintain dignity, Does not fix the attitude “I’ll […]

ODA

Official development assistance

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38 of the richest states spend 0.5% of their revenue (on average) on Official Development Assistance (ODA) for 162 countries and territories. This aid represents 3% of the total income of the 70 poorest countries. With ODA their average national income per capita is $ 1717, and without this year’s grant it would be $ […]

SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

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In 2015, the UN defined the Sustainable Development program. Goal 1 is to eradicate poverty, and the first way to achieve defined objectives is to invest in underdeveloped countries. The needs of developing countries are estimated at $ 3.3 trillion to $ 4.5 trillion per year. Such subsidies would immediately increase incomes of poor countries […]

MCR

Fair contributions

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Example Imagine the following situation. I have 1500 income, you have 1100, and our homeless friend 200. We decided to help him by donating 10% of our income. Is this contribution fair? So I’ll give him 150, you 110, 260 together. I’ll stay in my pocket 1350 and you’ll get 990. But the necessary expenses, […]

plumpy

Plumpy

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Plumpy’nut bar is intended for the treatment of acute malnutrition. It contains all the nutrients essential for good health. Is ready for consumption, it can be used at home. It does not require special storage, it has two years shelf life.

GNIpc

National income

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National income (GNI) takes into account not only the volume of production in the country (GDP), but also the balance of the revenue from the investments abroad and work abroad its citizens (+), compared to a drain of finance for similar reasons (-). 2/3 of the poor countries has the negative balance. Among them, the […]

costs

Costs

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Liquidation of malnutrition and poverty is not cheap. In order to lead directly all countries threatened by a high rate of malnutrition because of the very low gross domestic product per capita, to a GDP per capita of this size ($ 1,400), which is no longer threatens to avalanche increase in malnutrition, but generates the […]

Malnutrition

Malnutrition

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10.1% of the population suffers from malnutrition. 747 million people. That’s more than the total number of inhabitants of North America. In some countries, the proportion of undernourished people is almost half the population. 2/3 of undernourished population lives in poor countries, where gross domestic product is less than $ 3,600.

poverty

Poverty

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Living in a poor society for most people means living in poverty and no prospect of improvement, and for a large part of the population means an insufficient amount of food. In those countries where the gross domestic product per capita is less than $ 3,600, the proportion of undernourished people is generally higher than […]

poverty

Basic needs

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nutrition, basic medical care, water, sanitation, shelter, personal safety. On a scale of 0 to 15, in 2016 the world had fulfilled the basic needs at the level of 10. In the individual countries the fulfillment of the basic needs rated from 3 to 15. The most difficult situation was in Chad and Afghanistan.

corruption

Corruption

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Statistically, the poorer the country, the greater the corruption. Corrupt officials do not work for the benefit of citizens, leading to deepening poverty in a poor country. Resistance to corruption (in 2016) in rich countries (top graph) and poor (bottom):

they can

Who needs who can

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We identify societies requiring support. Currently, in 75 countries gross domestic product per capita is so small that the likely proportion of undernourished people is there greater than the average in the world. Their needs are proportional to the population and to the distance that separates them from a minimum GDP per capita ($ 3600).