This Is What The Lives Of Poor And Rich People Looks Like From Around The World

13The Gacotera family living in the Philippines

This family lives in the Philippines in Tacloban. The family consists of the father, mother and the three children. The husband is a small scale farmer and occasional lumberjack. The mother is a housewife and looks after the three children. The husband is Leo who is 40-years-old and wife is Maria who is 36-years-old. The family has an income of $194.

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14House in Philippines

The family lives in their own home which their family and friends helped them build. It has two bedrooms and is made from bamboo, wood, and tin. The family has been living here for nearly 40 years and has to bear the constant electricity failure. The kitchen here is the size of an American bathroom with limited utensils.

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15Expense in Philippines

Being a farmer family, they produce half of their food while buying the rest. The food itself costs 50% of their income. They use wood for cooking and collect it themselves. The drinking water is also collected by the husband and children which takes around 10 minutes. The family together spends 21 hours per week tending to their agricultural fields.

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16Their future

The family saves as much as they can and go on vacation trips rarely. They currently want to save enough so that they can build a new roof for their house. They also have bigger dreams of building or buying a new bigger house for the family. They have a bike and a pet dog.

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17The Butoyi family living in Burundi

In the province of Mukamba, lives the Butoyi family. Imelda is the single mother who is 41-years-old and works as a farm laborer on the land that they own. She has to take care of 4 children that includes Patrick who is 13, Eric who is 7 and Landri who is 4. She also has a daughter who is 9-years-old and lives with her uncle. Imelda has a monthly income of $27.

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18House in Burundi

The family lives in a two-bedroom house that they built on their own land and have been living there for the past 5 years. The family has to travel 40 minutes to the only source of water which comes from pipes. There is no source of water in the house and there is no furniture. 

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19Expenses Burundi

The family spends nearly 80% of their income on food and the family spends 14 hours a week looking for firewood. This is the only way Imelda can cook. The family has no savings but has dreams of having a bigger house. The favorite toy of the children is their textbooks.

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