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Living On 1 $

In Peña Blanca, Guatemala, four brave college grads battle hunger, illness & extreme poverty as they experiment with living on just $1 a day for 56 days!

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Welcome to Living On One

This theme has been inspired by “Living on One Dollar” documentary we watched one night. We were deeply touched and wanted to somehow contribute to the whole project. As theme developers we decided to develop a WordPress theme to help spread the word about it. This theme demo site is built using real content that we hope will raise the awareness about the problems in Peña Blanca and spread the word about this great documentary. We would like to thank the Living on One team for allowing us to use real photos (for the website presentation) and info from their website.

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This is the real world, real people, 4 friends who had the courage to live in extreme poverty & make significant impact.

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Are u ready to do something similar to what these 4 guys do? Live with communities abroad to help make a difference.


Help women like Rosa in the documentary start a business or a children like Chino go back to school this year!

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56 Days

Their mission was to try and live 56 days resembling the lives of the indigenous people of the village.


Living on just $1 a day. People in survival mode – trying to manage each day just to feed their children.

4 People

4 young people decided to do something and not just watch. See how their actions made a lasting impact.


They learned the importance of people around them in their quest to help each other and survive.

Get to know Peña Blanca villagers

In rural Peña Blanca, Guatemala four young friends experimented & had a hard time with living on just $1 a day. However, togetherness, generosity, love and strength of their neighbors gave them strength and hope to carry on. Inspired with the Peña Blanca villagers and their strength to live and survive gave them motivation to make an impact and help Peña Blanca people.

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Is it possible to live on just $1 a day for 56 days in rural Guatemala to better understand the extreme poverty?

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