Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of education exclusion. Over one fifth of children between the ages of 6 and 11 are out of school, followed by one third between the ages of 12 and 14.
Clean water is essential for life. Women and children in sub-Saharan Africa will often travel an average of a 6k round-trip to a water source where water is then often contaminated with disease.
People in sub-Saharan Africa have some of the worst health in the world. Access to health care is limited. Poverty increases the chance of poor health, in turn, trapping communities in poverty