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Geographic Regions

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is among the poorest countries in the world. A shocking 45% of the country’s 18.1 million people live on less than $1.25 per day — that’s more than


Guatemala is one of the 12 countries Humanity First USA serves worldwide. Although Guatemala has Central America’s largest economy, the fruits of its economic development are not distributed equally. According


Guyana is a beautiful country bordering the Atlantic coast of South America. Sparsely populated outside the coastal region, Guyana is a land rich in resources — from its gold and


Haiti’s history is the story of perseverance in the face of tremendous, seemingly insurmountable adversity. The determination of the Haitian people has been tested over and over again, from founding




Liberia faces a tremendous range of problems. While the country has a wealth of natural resources from diamonds to natural rubber, more than 50% of the population lives in poverty.


Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world. The UN Human Development Index ranked the arid, landlocked country 175th out of 188 countries. Of the 42.7% of the

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands


Mexico is a country of stark inequality. While rapid industrialization and a booming export industry propelled Mexican growth starting in the late 19th century, the average Mexican family has had

Puerto Rico

Although Puerto Rico is part of the United States, it does not share in America’s economic prosperity. While the highest poverty rate in the US is 19.8%, Puerto Rico’s rates


In international development and disaster relief work, good news is always welcome, and Tanzania has had quite a bit of good news in recent years. Economic growth has been relatively


Humanity First USA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, registered in 2004. Currently, we work in 12 key project countries across the Americas, Africa, Southeast Asia and Micronesia: Burkina