It's an important question, and the numbers are staggering. 2.4 billion people live on less than $2/day (USD), and roughly 1.2 billion people live on less than $1.25/day (USD) - the definition of "extreme global poverty."
Consider the following:
Water 3.4 million people die every year from water related diseases around the world, and roughly 780 million people do not have access to clean water.
Health Nearly 11,700 people die every day from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Close to two-thirds of these people are living in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more »
Our staff – both volunteers and paid – are the heart of our organization. They are people that passionately believe in the organization, engage in important work, and help us execute the vision of our grassroots organization. Our goal is to gather a growing group of committed and passionate supporters of ODW with certain areas of expertise.
Eugene and his wife, Minhee, are the founders of One Day’s Wages. Eugene volunteers and leads the ODW team as the Executive Director. He's also the founder of Q Cafe - a community non-profit cafe and music venue and pastors a Christian church in Seattle, Washington. He received his B.A. from University of California, Davis and his Masters degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.
One Day's Wages is committed to the highest standards of accountability and transparency because we understand that your trust in our work and leadership is the backbone of our organization.
We work diligently to ensure that our administrative costs are low and 100% (minus transactions costs) of all public donations towards projects are allocated and invested wisely with organizations that go through our thorough grant process. We're able to donate 100% of all public donations (minus credit card costs) because our administrative costs are covered by the giving and fundraising of our respective boards.
Trace is an instrumental acoustic guitar player who lives and performs in Boulder, Colorado. He is known to fans as "The Acoustic Ninja" for his amazing fingerpicking skills. Bundy is an independent artist and his shows are largely fan-driven. He is known for his graciousness and sense of humor on stage as much as he is for his musical talent. Through his music, Trace has had the opportunity to travel to numerous places around the world. In addition to sharing the gift of his music, Trace regularly uses his platform to advocate for several organizations including One Day's Wages.
Eugene and his wife, Minhee, are the founders of One Day’s Wages. Eugene also serves as Executive Director of Q Cafe - a community non-profit cafe and music venue - and as the lead pastor of a church in Seattle, Washington. He received his B.A. from University of California, Davis and his Masters degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.
One Day's Wages is comprised of several layers of leadership and a growing group of men and women committed to integrity, transparency, and creativity in our international grassroots movement dedicated to ending extreme global poverty.