1.2 Billion People, 1.2 Billion Reasons (Day 4: Live Below The Line)

"The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them." - Albert Einstein As of 2010, the world had 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty - which is 20.63% of the world's population. While that figure seems enormous, it's actually good news. The numbers released … Continue reading 1.2 Billion People, 1.2 Billion Reasons (Day 4: Live Below The Line)

One Thousand Days

A couple of days ago I read an article that said it was 1000 days until 2015 - the target year for the Millennium Development Goals. Upon checking, it actually turns out that there are 1194 days left until we enter the year 2015, a number that can be rounded off very easily to one … Continue reading One Thousand Days