How does it cost only .50 cents to feed a starving child but in America it cost 10 dollars a day.?
- Anonymous9 months agoFavorite Answer
Because a starving child will be grateful and nutritionally satisfied with a portion of any carb that's cheap where they live and any protein source that's safe. So 4 ounces of milk, a cup of rice, and a handful of soybeans keeps this child alive and improves their health, while few American kids would touch anything but the milk--and that only if you add sugar and chocolate.
- PatriciaLv 79 months ago
I live alone and it usually costs me more than $10 a day to eat. I don't eat junk
- OiyLv 69 months ago
There are many countries which have a more lower cost of living than America. The thing is you should compare the cost of raising a child to the other activities, like leisure. I know it's still much lower than in Japan and Sweden or Germany.
- ZirpLv 79 months ago
Wages are low in many african countries, and a lot of farms there are not owned by big business...which means there are no shareholders and CEO's to pamper.
Also, in africa food can often go from the farmer to the consumer, without being dragged across the planet to be processed, stored and distributed
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- MarkLv 79 months ago
Because "the child" in the US probably wants 5 courses plus a dessert. Starving children in 3rd world countries just want something to eat.
- 9 months ago
Bcus economy in usa and Philippines stink