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Ben Affleck to live on $1.50 a day to raise awareness on poverty

ANI  Melbourne, April 25, 2013
First Published: 15:05 IST(25/4/2013) | Last Updated: 15:06 IST(25/4/2013)

Ben Affleck has pledged to live on 1.50 dollars a day for five days as part of a campaign by the charity Live Below The Line to raise awareness for world poverty.

According to, the campaign is meant for participants to "better understand the daily obstacles faced by 1.4 billion people trapped in the cycle of extreme poverty".

Singer Josh Groban and actress Debi Mazar are also taking part.

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