Apreciate what you have

Afther watching the video of “Free Hugs” I was touched by that video. Afther see what is Mase doing with Save the children.
I found nother interesting video, this one about the world, and the population… This are some of the part that touched me more.

43 live without basic sanitation. 18 live without an improved water source. 6 Peopple own 59% of the entire wealth of the community. 13 are hungry or malnourished. 14 can’t read.

If you keep your food in a refrigerator, your clothes in a closet. If you have a bed to sleep in, and a roof over your head. you are richer than 75% of the entire world population. If you have a bank account, You’re one of the 30 wealthiest people in the world. 18 struggle to live on US$ 1.00 per day or less… 53 struggle to live on US$ 2.00 per day or less.

Apreciate wat you have

and do yuor best for a better world.

If we could turn the population of the earth into a small community of “100 people“, keeping the same proportions we have today, it would be something like this… 61 Asians 13 Africans 12 Europeans 8 North Americans 5 South Americans and the Caribbean 1 Oceania 50 Women 50 Man 47 live in an urban area. 9 are disabled. 33 are Christian (Catholics, Protestants, Orthodox, Anglicans and other Christians). 18 are Muslims. 16 are non-religious. 14 are Hindus. 6 are Buddhists. 13 parctice other religions. 43 live without basic sanitation. 18 live without an improved water source. 6 Peopple own 59% of the entire wealth of the community. 13 are hungry or malnourished. 14 can’t read. 7 are educated at a sencondary level. 12 have a computer. 3 have an internet connection. 1 adult aged 15-49 has HIV/AIDS.
The Village spend more than US$ 1.12 trillion on military expenditures. and only US$ 100 billion on development aid. If you keep your food in a refrigerator, your clothes in a closet. If you have a bed to sleep in, and a roof over your head. you are richer than 75% of the entire world population. If you have a bank account, You’re one of the 30 wealthiest people in the world. 18 struggle to live on US$ 1.00 per day or less… 53 struggle to live on US$ 2.00 per day or less.

The text that originated this movie was published on May 29, 1990 with the title “State of the Village Report”, and it was written by Donella Meadows, who passed away in February 2000. Nowadays Sustainability institute, through Donella’s foundation, carries on her ideas and projects. “The Miniature Earth” project was first published in 2001, since then more than 2 million people have seen that website. The Statistics have been updated based on specialized publications, and mainlu reports on the World’s population provided by different resources, like United Nations publications PRB.org (Population Reference Bureau) and others. What you can do? It may seem like a small contrivution, but you can start doing your part visiting the follow websites: Make Poverty History Millenium Campaing Millenium Goals

 

Apreciate wat you have

and do yuor best for a better world.

Original Video in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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