When I was volunteering at Maya Pedal in Guatemala there was a sign on the wall that said “Que Caro Es Ser Pobre”. It means “How expensive it is to be poor.” As I travel through many of the world’s “poor” countries, I am writing a series of articles about how expensive it is to be poor. […]
How Expensive It Is To Be Poor
Poverty is a complex problem and in this series of articles I try to explain these complexities as seen through my eyes – particularly how expensive it is to be poor.