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Facts & figures

2.6 billion Number of people worldwide who lack access to sanitation.

11 million
Number of children under age 5 who die every year from preventable diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and measles.

24  Percentage of homeless people in the United States who have part-time or full-time jobs.

2.8 billion  Number of the world's 6 billion people who live on less than $2 per day; 1.2 billion of them live on less than $1 per day.

33¢ 
Amount out of every $100 everyone would need to invest for all children to be healthy, well-nourished and in primary school.

SOURCES: UNICEF; OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY; WORLD BANK.


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