Why Ben Affleck Is Living On $1.50 A Day

Oscar-winning actor, producer, and director, Ben Affleck is known for his support of the Eastern Congo. In 2010, the star founded the Eastern Congo Initiative to provide its people with economic and social development opportunities. This month, Affleck and fellow stars Josh Groban and Jonah Hill are participating in the Live Below the Line campaign by living on $1.50 every day for 5 days (April 29-May 3).

You can participate and bring awareness to a poverty-stricken region close to your heart by taking the 5-day challenge (use #BelowTheLine on Twitter)! Think it’s crazy?... Get this:

  • 1.4 billion people worldwide live on less than $1.50 a day
  • 80 percent of the world’s population lives on less than $10 a day.
  • Read more about global poverty with our 11 Facts.

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Source: ABC