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Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world, and is ranked third for its child mortality rate — one in four children will die before they reach their fifth birthday. It’s estimated that 70% of the population live in poverty. More than half of all children under five (54%) are stunted due to poor nutrition. Life expectancy is just 43.