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15.10.08

Nepal and blog action day 08 poverty

Yes. October 15, is the day for "Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty"



  • 45 per cent of the population live below the poverty line. Nepal has the lowest life expectancy and highest illiteracy rates – especially for women.
  • A Maoist insurgency, general political instability and a reduction in tourism caused a negative growth rate.
  • Political Unrest and violence, lack of economic growth,illiteracy all have contributed in some way to Poverty.
  • Mid Western and Far Western regions in Nepal have the highest concentration of poor people.
  • 88 Ways to DO Something About Poverty Right Now http://site.blogactionday.org/poverty/fight-poverty