1.4 billion people live on less than a $1.25 a day... An additional 1.74 billion people live on in between a $1.25 to $2.50 a day... A total of 41.8% of our world population wakes up every morning unsure of where they're going to get their meal or if they'll have a meal. These individuals, they're not people who live in a far off place, people who will never have to see this isn't something we can avoid or ignore They live right under our noses. I break down the numbers why our current system to "Help" the poor will NEVER work. Instead we should Empower them. Watch my TedX Talk presentation to learn how we can eradicate poverty all around the world.