A Global Dilema


Defined as the state of being extremely poor

The state of being inferior in quality or insufficient in amount.

Statistics and causes

46 million in poverty in America alone

3 billion in poverty all over the world

live on 2.50 dollars a day

1 billion children are in poverty- 1 in 2 children

1 billion people in the 21st century cannot read

The Cycle

They are typically left out from society and have little representation or voice in public and political debates, making it even harder to escape poverty.

Cutbacks in health, education and other vital social services around the world have resulted as conditions for loans and repayment