Is Romania a Third-World Country?

No, of course it is not. But one could be lead to believe so, looking at the list of projects carried out by an organization that donates shoes to poor children. Besides Cambodia, LaosNicaragua and Timor-Leste, they have a project in the EU member state Romania.

Small Steps project Cluj Romania Pata Rat

Admittedly, some of the slums here really look like third-world places.

About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.
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3 Responses to Is Romania a Third-World Country?

  1. List of X says:

    If we use “existence of poor children” as the Third World criteria, the USA is a Third World country, too. In fact, there are probably many more poor children here than in Romania. :)

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