The reason for this unusual act of the actor is simple. Affleck is going to go in the footsteps of our colleagues Tom Hiddleston and become part of the project "Living below the" other our colleagues Hugh Jackman. The challenge for the regular 1, 4 billion people, according to statistics, - to survive on $ 1 a day 5. However, to live in an economy mode the actor will have only 5 days. However, as practice shows with Hiddltonom, and this is no simple task.
After spending almost a week at the meager amount of rice, potatoes and apples, star of "The Avengers" Hiddlton on the second day complained of a strong sense of hunger, for the fourth barely mastered his daily jog, and dreamed about a cup of coffee, which could not afford to put in $ 1 5. In this case, Tom said that his living conditions were still too comfortable in comparison with those in which people live, indeed, below the poverty line. They may not be water, gas, roof over your head, for example.
Funds saved in the days of savings will be used to finance international aid funds to poor people. Last year, participants of the project (which is about 15 thousand people) managed to raise nearly $ 3 million. This year for the company with Ben Affleck 7, $ 5 per week will spend over 20 thousand people, among them John Hill, Sophia Bush and Josh Groban. Their participation Affleck devote peoples of Eastern Congo, which fund and allocate money. "1, 4 billion. People live on less than $ 1, 5 a day. I join the project "Living below the" in favor of the Eastern Congo. And you? "- Said in his twitter actor.