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Live Below the Line 2014

Live Below The Line28 April-2 May 2014

Live off just £1 a day for five days and experience a snapshot of life in extreme poverty.

No freebies, no shortcuts. Just hunger.

Get sponsored or donate the money you don’t spend to help give communities all over the world the opportunity for a better life.

  • The inequality of this is vast – that I’m able to choose when to eat little and when to eat lots, whereas other people have never had the freedom to do so... it stirs you into action.'

Joanna Callender, 2013 participant


Register nowFeel what 1.2 billion people feel every day.

Get hungry for change. Live Below the Line.


Why Live Below the Line?

José de los Santos Avila Fuentes

If you sign up, you'll give people like José hope for a brighter future.

José's story

Live Below the Line - top tips

Baked potato

Top tips for living below the line.

Handy hints

Live Below the Line rules

Hands sifting beans

This spring (28 April-2 May), take up the challenge to live on just £1 a day for five days to help some of the world’s poorest people.

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Rowan Williams lives below the line

Dr Rowan Williams holding a bowl of food

Our Chair took up the challenge in solidarity with the 1.2 billion people across the globe living below the poverty line. He tells us how he got on...


What's it like to Live Below the Line?

Carrots, celery, onions, a stock cube, a bowl of lentils and a tin of tomatoes

People who've risen to the challenge relate their experiences...

Different approaches

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