During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, China experienced decline and stagnation, civil unrest, major famines, major military defeats, and even foreign occupation. You can sponsor a child in China here
Ecuador, formerly known as the Republic of the Equator, has seen significant economic growth since oil was discovered there in the 1960s. Its growth has fluctuated however, due continued border disputes with neighbouring countries and internal political instability. You can sponsor a child in Ecuador here.
Having gained its independence from a colonial Spanish government in 1821, Guatemala experienced many years of political instability that included a variety of military and civilian governments and a 36-year guerrilla war. You can sponsor a child in Guatemala here.
Since the 18th century slave revolt which won Haiti its independence as the first black republic, life in Haiti has been marred by continued political instability and armed conflict. You can sponsor a child in Haiti here.
Established in 1964, Tanzania suffered for many years under the policies of President Julius Nyerere. His government failed because of its inefficiency and corruption, and because of persistent social resistance to it. Sponsor a child in Tanzania