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Americus in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Poverty Housing: A Global Epidemic

Habitat for Humanity

 
 
Poverty Housing: A Global Epidemic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
1. Poverty Housing: A Global Epidemic Marker
Inscription.
An estimated 1.2 billion people in the world today live on less than $1 per day.

Nearly 3 billion people--close to half of the world's population--live on less than $2 per day.

Home, for many families, looks something like the structures you are about to see; or worse.
 
Location. 32° 4.228′ N, 84° 14.454′ W. Marker is in Americus, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on W. Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Habitat for Humanity. Marker is in this post office area: Americus GA 31709, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deadly Insects (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Latin America/Caribbean (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Asia/Pacific (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Africa/Middle East (within shouting distance of this marker); How blocks are made (within shouting distance of this marker); Elm Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Hospitals (approx. 0.4 miles away); Americus Colored Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Americus.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Global Village discovery center image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
2. Global Village discovery center
Habitat for Humanity Visitor Center and Office image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
3. Habitat for Humanity Visitor Center and Office
Entrance to Global Village image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
4. Entrance to Global Village
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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