Now that we’ve been on the road for quite some time, Jørgen is starting to feel it in his body. His $10 shoes seems to hold, but his feet are falling appart from the inside! And as each step is reminding him of this pain, we run out of money, which is problem that had to be dealt with urgently.
This episode of Walk of Causes is dedicated to poverty. Fundamentally, poverty is a denial of choices and opportunities, a violation of human dignity. Today, more than 1.7 billion people are estimated to live under absolute poverty, which means that they cannot afford basic human needs, such as clean water, proper nutrition, basic health care, clothes and shelter. Every day 17.000 children die from hunger.