Project Spotlight: Living on One Dollar Film
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Project Spotlight: Living on One Dollar Film

Living isn’t easy, but can you imagine surviving on only a dollar per day? 100 pennies. 2 quarters. Nothing else…

Well some really awesome young people explored the issue of poverty and spent 56 days living in Guatemala on a single dollar a day. And since poverty is such a pressing issue in our world, they filmed their experience and turned it into a powerful short flick.

Project Spotlight: Living on One Dollar Film

Project Spotlight: Living on One Dollar Film

The main objective was to support the Live Below the Line campaign. Have you heard of it? It’s a really cool project that changes the way people think about poverty. Basically people all over the world live on $1.50/day for 5 days to increase awareness for the billions of people who actually live in extreme poverty. I dare you to give it a shot and tell me about your experiences in the comments of this post. I’m definitely considering it…

Project Spotlight: Living on One Dollar Film

The film Living on One Dollar has been released on Hulu for free for a few days, so check it out and get inspired.

Also check out the organization on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Photo Source: Living on One Dollar org

Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington is best known as the Emmy-award winning host of "Extreme Makeover Home Edition" and as the co-host of ABC Daytime's "The Revolution." He has been recognized as a home design expert, carpenter and leader in the field of volunteerism. TyPennington.com is a space to share his inspiration, design tips, daily musings and more. Ty can currently be seen on TLC's Trading Spaces.

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