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Where the world's 7 billion live.... This National Geographic map illustrates where and how the world lives. Not surprisingly, the areas with the highest income levels have greater life expectancy (77 for males, 83 for females compared to 58 and 60 in low income levels), access to improved sanitation (99 percent compared to 35 percent), among other human security factors. The need for development is critical in sub-Saharan Africa, where nearly 1 billion people live, many on $995 or less a year.
Deogratias and his two siblings live with their grandparents in Tanzania. Deogratias likes art and group games at his Compassion center. At home, he gathers firewood, helps in the garden and cares for animals. Deogratias has been waiting over a year for a sponsor.
Drew and I sponsor 2 lovely girls through Compassion International. We are helping to alleviate the strain of poverty on their family. You can help someone out too. Check out our story and see who you can help. You can make a difference!