Posts Tagged ‘Live Below The Line’

University students living on $2.25 a day

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Odd diets and limited funds are not unknown to university students, but some are making the best of it to help do some good. From October 6, dozens of Victoria University students will spend five days living off whatever meals they can make for $2.25 a day. They have have signed up to take part Read more

Bishop Duckworth accepts the Challenge to Live Below the Line

Friday, September 28th, 2012

The Anglican Bishop of Wellington, Justin Duckworth, has taken TEAR Fund’s dare to live on just $2.25 a day for all his food and drink for five days, 24 to 28 September. “In today’s world, I believe extreme poverty and inequality are unjustifiable and unfair, and that’s why I am taking part. Live Below the Line demonstrates Read more

The “Live Below The Line” challenge

Friday, September 7th, 2012

A couple of weeks ago Jonah Lomu announced that for 5 days this month he and his family were each going to live on just $2.25 a day.   This is to raise awareness for UNICEF”s “Live Below the Line” challenge. I admire his intention but will this really help the poor? Saturday’s DomPost Your Weekend Read more