Tag Archives: poverty

Child Poverty in Romania

The good news: In a statistic on child poverty, Romania is just one spot behind the USA, one of the richest countries in the world. That’s a remarkable achievement for a country which had to rebuild its economy from scratch after the … Continue reading

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FAO: number of hungry people below 1 billion

So the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has announced that the number of hungry people has fallen below 1 billion for the first time. I just hope that this isn’t due to the fact that more … Continue reading

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My Birthday

Today, I turned 35. I am now older than what the average life expectancy for people in Swaziland (a small country in Southern Africa) is. As I don’t feel old and I am still in fine shape physically and mentally, … Continue reading

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