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One Dollar Plan

One dollar can change children's fate in Africa.

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What would happy if everybody in the world donates one dollar to help children in Africa? Let’s do a simple math. The world population by now is around 7.2 billion. The number of population in Africa is 1.1 billion. If everybody donates one dollar except African people, it will be $6.1 billion. According to the survey done by World Bank, 2.2 billion people live on less than $2 a day, for this reason they are calculated into the donators. The number would be $3.9 billion. One dollar for most of people in the world is insignificant or not enough to change anything, however, the effect of numerous one dollar pooled will be sufficient to change children’s fate in Africa. The money can help communities solve the problem of water shortage, buy healthy food, milk for children, computers, books, and improve medical conditions et al. This makes one dollar become more valuable. 

Who will benefit from this idea and where are they located?

Children and communities in African countries.

How could you test this idea in a quick and low-cost way right now?

This idea is about donation, no cost, but needs cooperation.

What kind of help would you need to make your idea real?

The ideas needs cooperation from people all over the world. And volunteer in different countries.

Is this an idea that you or your organization would like to take forward?

  • Yes. I am looking for partners that might be interested in taking this idea forward in their communities.


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I like the thinking behind this concept and understand the arguements being made however. People may be sick and tired of donating with out seeing results. Maybe other ways of donating should be looked at other than money

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