Imagine trying to live on less than $1.90 a day—the international poverty line. It would be almost impossible to find shelter and something to eat for that amount. There’s very little chance that you would get decent nutrition, let alone safe drinking water, medical care, and education. In India, the situation is even worse. 130 million Indians live on this miniscule amount, and hundreds of millions more are expected to drop below this poverty line due to COVID-19.
The pandemic has caused many around the globe to fall even deeper into poverty, and many organizations are working hard to provide help. Let us tell you more.