Give a Dollar a Day for a Week Initiative

Wednesday Sep 27th, 2017


The week of October 18  24, 2015 has been designated as the week to give a dollar a day to a charity of your choice. Give a dollar a day is a global initiative of Sportsheart.

With a gift of a dollar a day for one week, 1 out of 3 people in the G7 industrialized nations of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and United States of America with an estimated population of 751,261,000, could contribute about US$1,752,942,331. In the EU countries (excluding the G7) with a population of about 235,360,700 plus Australia with an estimated population of 22,900,000, 1 out of 5 people can contribute about US$361,564,980, which translates to an estimated total sum of US$2,114,507,313 within the week.

Furthermore, if 1 out of 10 people in China, India and the Middle-East, with an estimated population of 2,736,000,000 gives a dollar a day for 7 days, it would generate a contribution of US$273,600,000 per day and a total sum of US$1,915,200,000 could be raised in a week.

Where countries in South America, South East Asia and Africa with an estimated population of 2,116,500,000 decides that 1 out of 20 people can contribute a dollar a day, a daily contribution of US$105,825,000 can be raised leading to a total of US$740,775,000 in a week.

In all and within 7 days (that is a week), people of the world can magnanimously contribute an estimated sum of US$4,770,482,313.

The funds to be donated to the various charities of your choice could be deployed to different parts of the world for the underprivileged to feed, provide access to education, good health, clothing, shelter, empower disadvantaged girls and women, give succor to widows and widowers, cater for the veterans who fought for world peace, provide care for the seniors, resettle displaced people, support sports academy to train kids to develop their capabilities in various sports, enable people to have access to vocational training that would train and equip people to set up micro and small-scale businesses, which will lead to self-sustenance and income generation for families.

Let people in the privileged societies or those who have been blessed give a dollar a day for one week. We all need to work together as a team to change the course of our future and bring succor to the lives of millions of people living below a dollar a day across the world.


Sportsheart is not a charity and will not receive any donation. Make your donations to registered charities of your choice, which will utilize the funds for the benefits of the people.

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