TIME photos: What the World Eats, and for How Much—each week.

Via on Feb 23, 2009

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Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23
Favorite foods: soup with fresh sheep meat

A fascinating photo series (click here for all) that recently went Facebook viral.

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United States: The Revis family of North Carolina | $341.98

 

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Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village |224.93 ngultrum or $5.03

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2 Responses to “TIME photos: What the World Eats, and for How Much—each week.”

  1. Mike Clear at 4:34pm February 21
    Wow! That is really interesting/scary/depressing…

  2. Mike Clear at 4:34pm February 21
    Wow! That is really interesting/scary/depressing…

    Evan Ravitz at 5:28pm February 21
    I’ve met people who never spent that much in a lifetime for everything.

    Erika Zamcheck Wilton at 8:29pm February 21
    extraordinary content. thanks for posting this, Waylon. and I’m happy that you seem to be recovering from yr bike accident.

    Bryce Boyer at 10:39pm February 21
    I love that book. Puts it into perspective.

    Regina Cowles at 9:22am February 22
    Fish fingers? Uh boy.

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