Los Olivos, Peru is located on the west coast and is known as the unofficial capital of the Cono Norte area within the city of Lima. The district is home to approximately 310,000 residents. Many local retailers, who earn an average of $219 (US) a month, operate small businesses such as food wholesalers, restaurants and clothing stalls. Recent studies show that 37 per cent of Los Olivos residents occupy the lowest socio-economic positions within urban Lima. A further 28 per cent of its residents are lacking in at least one basic necessity, namely adequately-constructed houses, access to education or sewage services.
Phuzumoya is a town in eastern Swaziland. The Kingdom of Swaziland is a landlocked country in Southern Africa with a population of 1.34 million people. An estimated 75% of the population is involved in subsistence farming and according to statistics compiled by the United Nations, 60% of the population lives on less than the equivalent of US$1.25 per day. Furthermore, any economic progress in Swaziland is seriously threatened by the alarming prevalence of HIV. Swaziland has the highest HIV infection rate in the world (26% of all adults and over 50% of adults in their 20s) and also the lowest life expectancy at 32 years.