These days, one out of every five people lives below the poverty line, and almost a third of all the people on our planet live in so called third world countries. They somehow manage to live on less than a dollar a day, while almost half of the world’s population lives on less than two dollars a day. For most people throughout the developed world, the issues presented on our list have been resolved a long time ago, which makes raising awareness for these problems a lot more difficult.
We tend to overlook the life-threatening issues that most people in the world face every single day while taking our well-being for granted. Most of us couldn’t even phantom what it would be like to live a life deprived of clean running water or electricity, yet this is what almost half the people alive today are faced with on a daily basis. Let us than take a closer look at ten of the biggest problems throughout the third world.