By: Christian T.

Definition of poverty: The state of being poor


1.) More than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty, that's less than $1.25 a day

2.)According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty

3.)443 million school days are missed every year

4.)In 2011, 165 million children under 5 were stunted due to chronic malnutrition

5.)As of  2011, 19 million children worldwide are not vaccinated

Poverty happens because Over 3 million live on less than $2.50 a day.  With only that much amount of money you can't eat a full meal. With that amount of money you can't buy an house. With that amount of money you can't buy a car. Another fact is you can't buy clothing.

A sign of poverty is dropping out because they might be trying to make money for there there family. Another sign of poverty is when you are about to lose your house because your not going to have any where to live. Another sign for poverty is not having good clothes because you might not have that much money. Another sign for poverty is people in a gang because they might not have any guidance.  

The government/ They give them free apartments

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