Live Below the Line - Starter.

What is poverty?
Poverty is the state of being extremely poor, with
very little money, food or access to clean water.
It means that you don’t know when you will have
your next meal, and when you have it, it may not be
very nutritional.
What do you eat in a day?
• What did you eat for breakfast?
• What about lunch?
• What do you think you might eat this evening?
• What snacks might you have today?
How many people do you think live in poverty
around the world?
a) 1 billion
b) 3 billion
c) 70 million
d) 2.5 billion
There are over 7 billion people in the world.
Around 3 billion people live in poverty. That is
nearly half of the world’s population.
2.1 billion of the population living in poverty are
How many people do you think live in poverty
in the UK?
a) 800 thousand
b) 2 million
c) 13 million
d) 5 million
There are over 64 million people in the UK, and 13
million live in poverty.
That is over a ¼ of the UK’s population.
How many people of the world’s population
have no access to clean water?
a) 783 million
b) 2 billion
c) 500 million
b) 845 million
783 million people do not have access to clean
2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate
Around 3.4 million people die every year due to
water, sanitation and hygiene-related causes.
Which country is the hungriest in the world?
a) Zambia
b) Burundi
a) Ethiopia
d) Eritrea
73.4% of Burundi’s population is believed to be
9.85 million people in Burundi live below the
extreme poverty line. This is over half of the
35% of the population are out of work.
15 children die from poverty-related causes
a) Day
b) Hour
c) Minute
d) Week
Everyday around 22,000 children die due to
living in poverty.
That is 900 children every hour.
That is 15 children every minute.
That is 1 child every 4 seconds.
How much do you think people in extreme
poverty live on per day?
a) £3
b) £2.50
c) £5
d) £1
People who live in extreme poverty normally live
off no more than £1 a day.
This is not always for one person but also their
entire family!
Would you be able to live on no more than £1 a day?
What is Live Below the Line?
Live Below the Line is an awareness and
fundraising campaign, challenging individuals and
communities to eat and drink on £1 a day.
By taking part in LBTL, you are shining a light on
the 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty, on
just £1 a day.
In 2015, schools across the country will take part in
Live Below the Line by eating and drinking on £1 for
one whole day.
Can you help Send a Cow to change lives?
Take up the Live Below the Line challenge and
raise money for our Burundi campaign.
Burundi is the hungriest country in the world.
Families here have been living on much less for a
Hunger ultimately means loss of life - and of all
hope for any kind of meaningful future.
Send a Cow: Burundi
With the money you raise we can start to end hunger
in the country one family, one community at a time.
It raise means we can get into the heart of these
communities and, within months, see them growing
enough food to feed their families.
For every £100 you raise we will support a group to
set up an allotment to grow fruit and veg to feed
their families and sell.
And for every person helped, a further 9 benefit,
spreading the impact of the money you raise still
Crucially, your support will mean people feel
valued, not forgotten. This is the spark. When a
person feels valued they believe they can take
the livestock and the knowledge we provide and
shape their own future. It starts with an appetite
for change. We simply provide the means to
make that happen.
Will you help us?

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