In the United States, over a third of children live in poverty. In Finland, the number is under 10%. What do they do differently? First, the country spends 3.4% of its economy on children and families (the U.S. spends less than 1%). Whenever a family has a child, the government also provides each family with a basket of basic supplies. They then give each family $100 per month per child to cover expenses as the child grows up. Watch the video to learn more.
Watch: The Difference Between Child Poverty in Finland and in the US
by Amanda Machado Sep 21, 2016