Limited Education and Jobs
Families living in Poverty
According to “Poverty in America Is Mainstream.” The percentage of the population that directly encounters poverty is exceeding highly. Nearly 40% of Americans between the age of 20 and 50 years old live in Poverty.
The way some people act shows that they truly aren’t worried what will happen to them in the future. The fact is that many people living in poverty were raised in families in poverty. If a child is brought up in a bad environment, it’s most likely that that child is going to continue to stay in that environment till he/she grows up.
Causes of Poverty
According to “Causes of Poverty” over 3 billion people (almost half the world) live on less than $2.50 a day. 1 billion people live in poverty. 640 million live without the appropriate shelter. 10.6 million Kids died before the age of 5 in the year of 2003. Many people that live in Poverty have limited education and jobs.
Since many kids’ families cannot find the appropriate job to feed their family, the children most likely starve or scavenge around for food just to fill up their stomachs for a few hours.
Organizations helping with Poverty
- According to the “Cable News Network” 5 billionaires are giving half of their fortunes to “The Giving Pledge” to help with poverty.
- “Sara Blakely is the Spanx CEO and wants most of her fortune to go towards helping woman around the world to get access to education and the resources to be successful (Wattles)."”
- When children don’t get to have a decent education, their chances of living well is pretty. When children don’t get a good education they only become a factor in participating in the cycle of global poverty.
Most Common Countries in Poverty
- According to “Poverty levels in South Africa Dropping” The overall decrease in Poverty is compared to a growing social activity net, income growth, above inflation wage increases, decelerating inflationary pressure and expansion of credit.
- The government in South Africa are helping poverty levels decrease rapidly by changing the economy. “The South African government provides “social wage” like, free primary health care, no-fee paying schools, social grants, state-subsided housing, and provision of basic services (water, electricity, and sanitation) (Africa News Service).
- Ever since the government has helped with the economy the poverty rates have shockingly fell. The government has changed the economy extremely well helping people to get better jobs and continue to help them with feeding their families.
Information to know :)
- “Poverty levels have dropped in south Africa between 2006 and 2011. Extreme poverty is now at 20.2% and Moderate Poverty is now at 45.5%.
- Nearly 10.2 million South Africans are living in extreme poverty (below the food line) in 2011 compared to 12.6 million in 2006.
- “Nearly 2 billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.” In many countries parents work as hard and long as possible to feed their children. Some those people, making it hard for people in poverty (homeless) to get back to their regular life.