Without modern agricultural know-how or access to financial services, many of these families are left with little food, few economic opportunities, vulnerability to climate change and virtually no prospects of escaping poverty.
- 836 million people live in extreme poverty. Approximately one in five people in developing countries lives on less than $1.25 per day.
- More than 2.5 billion people do not have a bank account. As simple as this sounds, this situation leaves families susceptible to loss, theft and exploitation.
- More than 73 million youth are unemployed and looking for a job.