The plan is simple: get interested in one poor country, recognize the situation, monitor it, share information here. Let’s go: be a friend from afar!
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 . And official development assistance from all OECD countries amounted to 142.6 billion $  in 2016, or around 3-4% of needs. This disproportion may give the impression that helping […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
To verify this, I sent invitations to co-operate with 40 certified companies in India. India is, on average, a poor country, considering the national income per capita (it is six times smaller than the world average). I received only 1 answer. It is not surprising because emails are most often treated as spam. In a […]
Let’s make a map of fair trade products. It is not easy to find them in stores. If you have found a fair trade product in the store, please report it to us! Try to get as much information as possible about the product found. In particular, not only where you can buy it, but […]
In order to know the living standards of people in different countries, you can use the gross domestic product per person in the first approximation. GDP per capita takes into account the value of manufactured products and services during the year and the number of inhabitants. A somewhat more accurate indicator of the wealth of […]
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 […]
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 $ […]
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 […]
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, […]
What do we do What do we do ??? The gates were opened. A flood of immigrants flooded Europe. Without documents, without money, without language knowledge. More than a million people came thousands of kilometers on foot, swept through the dinghy, drove what was possible. After the war refugees from Syria, people from Central Africa […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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):
The place where you earn determines people, you should know to help them out of poverty and join in building a richer world. Find your friends from afar on areas.
Médecins Sans Frontières Doctors and nurses working in 70 countries. The organization has 30,000 staff , in the US budget of $ 345 million. They work for the people, where even the embassy flee.
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).
Subsidies to agriculture in rich countries means that agriculture in poor countries sometimes is unprofitable or brings a very small income. Farm subsidies amount is equivalent to nearly 4 times the aid given to developing countries by richer ones.