You are here: Home » Happy Nomad Tour » 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.

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre – The Police Are The Problem, Not The Solution

August 1, 2012

police In Panama

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre – Public Spending

June 21, 2012

Traffic Police

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre – How Many Cell Phones Do You Have?

June 14, 2012

Claro

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – Change For A 50?

May 23, 2012

The Store And Vendor

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre – Ignorance Is Agony, Not Bliss

May 9, 2012

Books For Sale In Peru

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – Books

March 24, 2012

"The New Opportunity At The Base Of The Pyramid"

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – Security

January 28, 2012

Police In Panama

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – Water

December 24, 2011

5 Gallon Bottle Of Water

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – The World Is My Garbage Can

November 21, 2011

Grazing Cow And Street Garbage In Granada, Nicaragua

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. […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – Education

November 7, 2011

Me With The Class

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. I don’t think […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – Buying Power

October 25, 2011

mini packets of shampoo

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. I […]

Read the full story →

Que Caro Es Ser Pobre/How Expensive It Is To Be Poor – Time and Infrastructure

October 19, 2011

que caro es ser pobre how expensive it is to be poor box

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. […]

Read the full story →