Sunday, 12 September 2010

Reasons to be Generous

80% of people in this world live
in substandard housing

If you are reading this you will be probably be part of only 20% of the world's population who do not live in substandard housing. 

If you can read this you are among only 30% of people in the world who can read.

You are probably among the 50% who are not suffering from malnutrition.

If you have food in the fridge, clothes on your back, a roof over your head and a place to sleep you are richer than 75% of the people in this world. 

If you own a computer or have a college education you are among a mere 1% of the human race.

If you have money in the bank and change in your purse you are among the top 8% of the world's wealthiest people. 
Did you know you were so fortunate? Amazing, isn't it?

(Figures based on Time magazine article of 10/05/2003)

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