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A student presentation to a Global Issues conference on poverty.

A student presentation to a Global Issues conference on poverty.

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  • 1. Renée Spiteri Molly Sayers Sharef Danho Craig Dick Poverty “ Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit” -Eli Khamarov
  • 2. What do YOU think poverty is… Is this what you think of?
  • 3. Dictionary’s Definition
    • Poverty: The state of having little or no
    • money or material possession
  • 4. FALSE!!!
  • 5. Our Definition
    • Poverty: The lack of basic needs to
    • survive
    • Examples: food, shelter, fresh water, clothing, etc…
    • Money is not the only answer
  • 6. Myths and Misunderstandings
  • 7. When you hear ‘Poverty’, What do you think of?
    • Who?
    • Where?
    • Why?
    Are we right?
  • 8. This is Poverty…
  • 9. True or False?
    • Africa is poor
    • 30,000 children die everyday from extreme poverty
    • 1 child dies every 24 seconds
    • Nearly a million people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their name
  • 10. “ You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money” -P.J O’Rourke
  • 11.
    • So, if MONEY is NOT the ANSWER…
    … WHAT IS?
  • 12. Sustainable Projects and Development
  • 13.
    • “ Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
      • -Chinese Proverb
  • 14. NO EDUCATION NO JOB OPPURTUNITES . NO MONEY/ NO BASIC NEEDS. CYCLE CONTINUES . POVERTY The Cycle of Poverty
  • 15. “ Eliminating poverty is not an act of kindness; it’s an act of justice ” -Nelson Mandela “The time is always right to do right.” -Nelson Mandela
  • 16. “ God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires that you try” -Mother Teresa
  • 17. Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. ~Norman Vincent Peale
  • 18. So, what can YOU do to HELP?
    • DONATE YOUR TIME.
    • RAISE AWARNESS.
    • START WITH SOMETHING YOU CAN TACKLE
      • Examples:
      • Education
      • Disease
      • Food
      • Fresh water