Ultra-poor in Philippines living on less than 50 US cents a day get help from Hong Kong fundraising banquet and art auction

//Ultra-poor in Philippines living on less than 50 US cents a day get help from Hong Kong fundraising banquet and art auction

Ultra-poor in Philippines living on less than 50 US cents a day get help from Hong Kong fundraising banquet and art auction

Poverty is a broad term. The World Bank describes it as those living on less than US$3.20 per day. Below that is “extreme poverty” – people living on less than US$1.90. In the Philippines (population: 110 million), 25 million live in extreme poverty.But further down the economic ladder are those living in ultra poverty – surviving on less than 50 US cents a day.This is where International Care Ministries (ICM) enters the picture. For almost 30 years, the non-profit organisation has helped…

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