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An old man desperately ill with kidney failure begs on the streets of Rangoon for money to fund an operation. Burma, a resource rich nation, has become one of the poorest in the world with estimated more than 30% of the population living on or below the poverty line and where the ruling military regime spend less than 2% of GDP on education and healthcare combined.
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BURMA DAILY LIFE - GALLERY 1
An old man desperately ill with kidney failure begs on the streets of Rangoon for money to fund an operation. Burma, a resource rich nation, has become one of the poorest in the world with estimated more than 30% of the population living on or below the poverty line and where the ruling military regime spend less than 2% of GDP on education and healthcare combined.