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Rwanda

Six out of every ten people live in poverty, on less than US$1 a day. One out of every ten children dies before their fifth birthday. And life expectancy is just 46 years. Nearly all children get enrolled in primary school, but only half of them complete it. Many have to work to support their families. AIDS has had a devastating effect on many families, and together with the genocide, accounts for Rwanda having one of the highest proportions of orphans in the world.