Extreme Poverty in Three Questions


There are 7.4 billion people living on the planet today; 1.1 billion of them live in extreme poverty surviving off of less than $2 a day. This video introduces who is living in extreme poverty, the realities of where they live and what we as donors must understand in order to help make a lasting impact.

Lesson 1 Quiz

Test your knowledge of the extreme poor:

In the global population, “very rich” is defined by living on ________ per year.
More than half of the world’s population could be categorized as part of the ______ segment.
Of the 7.4 billion people living on the planet, _______ people are considered to be living in extreme poverty.
Those living in extreme poverty:
Where do the extreme poor live?

Don’t forget to join the Poverty Course Facebook group, where we’ll be discussing what we’ve learned.

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