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  • France took over Haiti, and they made the Haitians work at sugar plantations.80% of the Haitians live in extreme poverty.The people live in poor conditions, without electricity, water, etc.65% of Haitian children will never finish elementary school and 80% won’t ever attend high school.Haiti is the 3rd hungriest country in the world.Poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.3rd most corrupt country in the world.
  • A Dutch colony took over 1600, became own country in 1949! No democracy! Later on corruption, Soeharto excused! 2004 tsunami, 220,000 dead 1.5 million homeless, other examples! No libraries, government doesn’t support! Bombs! Christian, Muslim fights! 16.6% live in poverty, half get $2 a day!
  • France took over Haiti, and they made the Haitians work at sugar plantations.80% of the Haitians live in extreme poverty.The people live in poor conditions, without electricity, water, etc.65% of Haitian children will never finish elementary school and 80% won’t ever attend high school.Haiti is the 3rd hungriest country in the world.Poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.3rd most corrupt country in the world.
  • By 2 British teachers!Like medical, supplies, clothes.Make them have future.Story market kids, stole passport!Boy, mother drinks.They feel they have no hope but there is hope!

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  • Central Idea- Poverty
    Much is being done to help the local and global communities of the world to alleviate poverty and it is our responsibility to also help.
    Inquiries Into:
    • What causes poverty?
    • What are the effects of poverty?
    • What is being done to help?
    • What can we do to help?
  • PovertyinHaiti
    • French colony
    • Slave labor
    • Left in Poverty
    After Independence:
    • Poor conditions
    • Won’t finish school
    • Hungry
    • Poor
    • Corrupt
  • Causes and Effects of Poverty in Indonesia
    History
    Democracy
    Government corruption
    “Natural disasters”
    Education
    Terrorism
    Religious conflicts
    Poverty statistics
  • Poverty in Pakistan
    History
    • Conflict India
    • Today includes Taliban
    Budget
    • Military - % one of the
    largest in the world for
    corruption
    • health and education
    • illiteracy
    • 40% of population live
    under poverty line
    Natural disasters
  • Poverty in Kenya
    • Government
    • Kenyan corruption
    • Overpopulation in Kenya
    • Interesting facts
    • Mr.Figuireido
  • U.S. Poverty?
    • 12.7% under poverty line
    • Over 50% of poor families don’t finish high school
    • Minorities
    • Appalachia mountains
  • Poverty in Russia
    Soviet Union after WW2
    Conflict with United States
    Building up military
    Russia-Average salary today
    corruption
    Selling oil and gas
    Economic crisis
  • Causes of Poverty in Poland
    • History
    • The wars
    • Economic crisis
    • Poverty now
  • Poverty in Latvia
    • History
    • Today
    • Economic crisis
    • Government.
    • People in poverty
    • credit
    • Cuts in Education
    • Gints
    • Inta Ruka
  • Gints
  • Inta Ruka
  • Religious organizationsand churches
    Mr. Gailis plays his part
  • Anglican Church
    History
    What they do:
    Orphange
    Soup Kitchen
    Help for the elderly
  • Save the childrenBy Julija & Eva
    Founded in 1932
    Protect rights of kids
    Help children in need
    Medicine
    Food
    Clothes etc.
  • Hope for Children
    • Started in 1994.
    • Helps families in crises.
    • Food, clothes, etc.
    • Give kids attention!
    • Better life.
    • Shoe drive!
  • Missionaries of Charity
    • Help poorest of the poor
    • Soup kitchen
    • Help families with problems (therapy)
    • Help kids
    • Pay for children’s education
  • Haiti fundraiser 9th grade help
  • Haiti Fundraiser
  • Bake Sale
  • Bake Sale
  • Money sent to PADF
  • Shoe drive
  • Dear Mr.Bruegge (Adidas),
    The 5th grade class of the International School of Latvia is collecting shoes for needy kids together with Hope for Children.Hope for Children is an organization that helps street kids and other poor children with medical assistance, food aid, and family support.
    We are organizing this shoe drive as part of our unit of study- poverty. So far we have had a Haiti fund raiser and we collected about $1600! We have also started work in Riga for Sisters of Charity which helps kids and families in need. There, we are teaching English and doing craft activities with these kids every Saturday! All of this including collecting shoes!
    We would like you to donate shoes for this special cause and 1 reason is these kids only get 1-2 pairs of shoes every year. For these kids it would be their dream come true to get a pair of Adidas shoes! And we would accept the shoes gratefully!
    Of course we would mention you when we present our poverty exhibition to the school community, and say how you were a great help. And we would be happy to advertise your shoes in our school too.
    Again, thank you for considering giving shoes. It will make a big difference to many poor kids!
    Poverty is a global problem as much as helping is a global solution.Remember, a million small actions are better than a million big thoughts.
    Sincerely,
    The 5th grade class of ISL!
  • Helen- Hope for Children
  • Our Action
    Central Idea
    By helping to teach English, our students will be given the opportunity to have a better and brighter future, and we will be given the satisfaction that we have made a difference in their lives.
  • Maskavas
  • Maskavas
  • Maskavas
  • Maskavas
  • reflections