How many people live on less than $1 day (extreme poverty) around the world?
ANSWER: 1.3 billion - about one-fifth of the world's population live on less than $1 a day. Though it is a vast improvement from 1990 when nearly one-third of the population was living in extreme poverty, we still have a long way to go together.
Which geographic region needs the most improvement to reach its goals?
ANSWER: Sub-Saharan Africa - Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest portion of its people living on less than $1 a day. Despite improvements, goals for maternal health and child mortality remain major challenges.
Which UN agencies work to achieve the Millennium Development Goals?
WHO (World Health Organization)
UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund)
ANSWER: All of the above - All these UN agencies work worldwide with country governments, nonprofits and corporations to achieve the variety of challenges addressed by the Millennium Development Goals.