Cost per year to achieve basic health and nutrition for the entire world: $13 billion
Clean water for all the world: $9 billion
Basic education for the world’s children: $6 billion
Total amount the US spends on Christmas each year: $450 billion
That’s 16 years worth of food, water, and education for the world.
Initial cost of the US Government bailout of failing financial institutions: $700 billion
That’s 25 years worth of food, water, and education for the world.
Who is our neighbor? Is it the bank? Is it the hungry, thirsty and ignorant?