Poverty

By:Cassandra Stickel

Poverty- Living with no money,jobs,food,or home.

Facts:1 billion children worldwide are living in poverty.                                                                           22,000 children die each day due to poverty.All the 41 poor countries in the world combined, containing 567 million people, has worth the wealth of the 7 of the world's richest people!

1 billion children live in poverty and 1 out of every 2 child that is born face poverty and hunger. 640 million of that 3 billion have no proper shelter or home proctecting them from rain. 400 million of that 3 billion don't have safe water. 270 million do not have good health care or none at all.

   

How does poverty happen?/What causes it?

Some of the causes of poverty include changing trends in a country's economy, lack of education, high divorce rate, having a culture of poverty, overpopulation,and diseases such as AIDS and malaria.Poverty is general scarcity or death, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.Poverty or destitution refers to basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education.Many seek short-cuts to fame and fortune such as lottery, pools betting and casino. In the process they burn their fingers and even fall deeper down the abyss of poverty. Expecting a financial miracle without working for it is a sure sign of poverty consciousness.

People whom try to help others who are affected by poverty

                                                   Missionaries from churches             

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