450-billion...yes billion….is spent each year by Americans on one day
- US Gov spent 28 billion on Foreign Aid last year – we spent 450bil on Christmas stuff.
- If your h-hold income is $45k or better, you are in top 2% in the world
- 5,479 Children die of diarrhea every day
- In the time is took your to read this post 8 parents died of AIDS
- 15million children are with out one or both parents because of AIDS
- As the richest nation in history, do we not have enough stuff??
- It’s time to put the reason for the season back to the forefront.
This Christmas my daughter and I are asking friends and relatives to donate our gifts to charity in the form financial support to World Vision charities.
$30 buys 5-Ducks and hundreds of egg for a family
$75 buys a goat and protein rich milk for a family in Haiti or Malawi ($150 funds a breeding pair)
$50 buys a share of oxen and plow ($575 for the two and the plow)
$79 sends an AIDS orphan to school for a year in Angola, El Salvador or Zimbabwe
$100 buys a share of a Deep Water well (18k for the entire well)
$320 Send 10 children to school for a year
$392 buys a foot pump for field irrigation.
$500 buys a dairy cow for a family
If you want to help honor Christmas and Christ on his birthday please spend a portion of your Holiday funds on his children – your neighbors.
Visit www.worldvision.org to help
Or choose one from the below…..
www.thp.org (The Hunger Project)