India has the most poverty-stricken

regions on the planet.

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there is an immense need 

  • 75% of India's population lives in rural poverty.
  • 700 million people in India live on $2 a day or less.
  • 42% of children in the country under the age of 5 are underweight.
  • 58% of children under 5 were stunted.
  • There are over 25 million orphans in India today, more than any other country in the world.
  • 44 million children in India are considered impoverished. 
  • Nearly 40% of teenage girls give birth.
  • 18% of girls are married by age 15 and 47% are married by age 18.
  • 51% of girls do NOT receive a secondary education.
Statistics cited from UNICEF and World Bank. 

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