Wednesday, July 14, 2004

Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa....Los Angeles Times

About this series

The number of people in sub-Saharan Africa living in dire poverty has nearly doubled in the last two decades. Times staff writer Davan Maharaj and photographer Francine Orr traveled the continent over nearly two years to chronicle the continual struggle to survive on less than a dollar a day. The six

articles in the series:

PART 1: Sunday -- Eking out

an income.

PART 2: Monday -- Staving off


PART 3: Today -- Settling for

castoff clothes.

Coming later:

PART 4: Living in 100 square feet.

PART 5: Locked out of school.

PART 6: Surviving AIDS.

On the Web:

More photos, narrated reports by the reporter and photographer,

previous articles in the series and

information on how to help can be found on The Times website at:

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