Liberia is one of the poorest countries in the world. At US$190, its annual per capita GNP is roughly the equivalent of a dinner for four at a posh restaurant in a major capital city.
Nearly half the population lives in extreme poverty. Only a small minority of families has clean water or sanitation. The country is in ruins after years of civil war and child mortality is frighteningly high – every hour, two children die. For Save The Children