Let’s Make a Healthier Asia!

Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world consuming 60% of the entire world population! More than half of Asia’s population is in two countries, China and India. China has approximately 1.3 billion people, equivalent to about 19% of the entire world population.  In other words, 2 out of every 10 people in the world resonate in Asia. Unfortunately due to the amount of people, lack of health care within Asia continues to be a global issue.

Although Asia is hub too three of the largest financial arenas, other countries in Asia are struggling with the lack of adequate healthcare. The poor populations in poorer countries in South east Asia are most at risk from inadequate healthcare systems. Due to the growing number of people, providing appropriate health care has been very difficult.

Fortunately, several number of charities provide access to basic medical services and training. These charities help prevent the spread of harmful disease, and assist in supplying adequate health care throughout the Asia region. Imagine if you or your loved one was not able to receive the basic health care needed? Get involved with a charity now to help those struggling receive the appropriate health care everyone deserves.

Africa Needs You.

Africa is the second largest continent in the world, where approximately 1,500 languages are spoken. Africa makes up for 15% of the world’s population with approximately 1 billion people! With this large of population comes several issues including poverty and HIV/AIDS and lack of education.

 

Fortunately, several charities in Africa are all dedicated to solving the complex inter related challenges facing Africa. Members of these charities have a passionate desire to help the people of Africa solve critical problems and build a better future for their children and communities. These organizations touch all aspects of the Africa community by distributing basic school supplies, medical aid and services, and basic necessities. Africa needs your help to stop this fight against hunger and common disease. Africa Needs You.

Did you know…?

Africa is the fastest growing region on earth and faces the most serious shortages of food and water. In 2010, approximately 239 million people in Sub Saharan Africa were considered hungry.

Besides the lack of appropriate health care and nutrition, HIV/AIDS is a major health issues in Africa. In 2010, an estimated 22.9 people living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. Approximately 90% of the 16.6 million children orphaned by AIDS  live in sub-Saharan Africa. Tragically, the children of Africa suffer the most from this epidemic.

Interesting Facts!

  • There are fewer people with internet access in the entire Africa than in New York City alone.
  • Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa with an estimated population of 125-145 million people.
  • 27-28% of all children in sub-Saharan Africa are estimated to be underweight or stunted.
  • 90%  malarial deaths are accounted for in Africa
  • 574 million people live without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa
  • 1 in 5 adults HIV positive, live in South Africa.
  • 13 out of 15 million AIDS orphans living around the world, live in Africa.
  • 67% of people with HIV/AIDS in the entire world, live in Africa.
  • Half the population of Africa lives on less that US$1 a day.
  • 72% of urban Africa’s citizens are home to slums.
  • Average life expectancy in Africa is only 46 years.
  • 5,500 people die of AIDS per day in Africa.

If you make more then US $1 a day, and have electricity and a roof over your head and a bed to sleep in, you are more wealthy then 75% of people in the world.

Africa Needs You. Help a charity for the people and children in Africa today. You can make a difference.

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