Foundations began in 1998 in the Ekufikeni (meaning "Place of Arrival") Valley of Swaziland. In 2000, with forty dollars, Kallie and Charmain Coertzen moved to the property and lived in a trailer for two and a half years with their two children, and a little shack housing several orphan...
With an unemployment rate of 85%, and a per capita income of less than $1.50 US per day, Liberia is one of the poorest countries in the world. Life expectancy is only at 56.58 years, the infant mortality rate in 2010 was 76.43 per 1000 live births...
In the Western world, water is easily accessible and taken for granted. According to experts, water is ranked second only to oxygen as essential for human life. Most can survive approximately two months without food, but only a few days without water.
Hundreds of thousands of Ontarians are
impoverished. The Ontarians most affected are new Canadians, those with
disabilities, single parents and First Nations peoples. In 2000, 35.8%
of new Canadians living in Ontario were impoverished with an
unemployment rate of 11.5% while the unemployment rate for persons born
in Canada is 4.9%.
Ethiopia, also known as the land of "Kush" in biblical times, is located in the "Horn of Africa" and is the most populated landlocked country in the world. With a land mass of 1.1 million square miles, comparable to...