The Need

Whereas the global poverty rate has seen a decline in recent decades, those regions least affected are those in Sub-Saharan Africa where poverty remains at 41.1 percent. Consider the following statistics in the three countries ELD is currently working in. This is the percent of population living under $1.90, $3.20, and $5.50 a day, according to the World Bank.
Flag Country % living on < $1.90 % living on < $3.20 % living on < $5.50
Kenya 36.8 66.2 86.5
Malawi 70.3 89.4 96.7
Rwanda 55.5 79.7 91.6
Uganda 41.7 69.9 87.8