The facts of poverty

A good friend of ours has written a succinct but informative blog post about some of the facts and figures of poverty in Uganda…

“Consider that more than a third of Uganda’s citizens live below the international extreme poverty line of US$1.90 a day. Only 14% of households in Uganda use electricity for lighting. 71% of all dwellings have earth floors. 1 in 8 households have fewer than two meals per day.”

It’s really worth reading more here: Researching Poverty

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