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Difference between rich and poor countries

One in five of the world's population live in extreme poverty which is defined as living on less than one dollar a day - not enough to meet your basis needs.

The resources of the world are not evening shared. A recent report showed that  the richest 1% of people own 40% of the world's wealth.

All human beings have five basic needs and there are significant difference between how these needs are met between rich and poor countries.

1) Food: in poor countries, food is scarce and expensive. In rich countries, it's cheap and abundant

2) Water: in poor countries, water is often not on tap and is dirty, leading to disease.

3) Education: In rich…


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