In global terms, poverty is predominantly a rural phenomenon.
Many of the rural poor depend directly or indirectly upon peasant livelihoods.
About 70% of the world’s poor live in rural areas
Rural people are not only isolated from economic opportunities. They also tend to have less access to social services such as health, sanitation and education;
Unity Welfare Foundation has some unique projects running livelihood, such as:
A sustainable livelihoods project to train women in producing and selling high quality stitched and embroidered products.