A unique look into the hardship and hope of life in extreme poverty.
Living on One Dollar is a documentary film as well as a tool to help reducing the deep and real poverty through showing this current curse.
The story is about four young friends who set out to live on just one dollar a day for eight weeks in rural Guatemala.
They wanted to live this experience, meet some daily matters like hunger or parasites, to understand better the situation and find answers. Basically, they put themselves on purpose to attempt to survive life on the edge. But they realized that there are no easy answers here.
They take lots of risks but in exchange they are able to meet locals people, families and kids, who turned this journey into an unforgettable and rich human experience.
Zach and Chris are the main narrators of this fascinating journey of understanding.
You will come away with a deep empathy for the people of Peña Blanca and feel empowered that you actually can change the world.
An unimaginable reality for most young Western people, the challenges they face are real and plague over 1.1 billion people around the world.
They left this adventure with a strong hope that there are effective ways to make a difference.
Check out the trailer right below or watch the full documentary on Youtube.