Living Below the Poverty Line

How to:

Walk a mile in Someone Else's Shoes

One in seven people battle hunger each day. After imagining their lifestyle for a week and spending only $21 total on food to survive, the issue became more realistic. Whether they are not able to put food on the table due to a job loss, an addiction, or their societal boundaries, makes Americans truly appreciate what we have. As Americans, we take everything for granted and do not realize that things could change with the blink of an eye. By calculating and proving that it is nearly impossible to live healthy off of 3$ a day with a 2200 caloric intake, it makes us want to conserve. Ways on conserving include: become involved, existing food, production technology, and water and land resources with developing countries, support equal rights for all humans, and contribute to international programs.

A week of meals: