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Small - Poverty - Johnny, Nah young, Ji-in

  1. 1. Global Poverty Wake Up to Poverty (WUPO) Ji in Kim, Nah Young Kim, Johnny Lau
  2. 2. What is Poverty? <ul><li>Poverty is basically the state of being poor such as having a lack of basic materials </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary.com defines “Poverty” as the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support; condition of being poor </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background Information <ul><li>About 25,000 people die everyday of hunger related issues. </li></ul><ul><li>People in Poverty live in conditions of low quality housing… </li></ul><ul><li>Droughts and floods often destroy their harvests. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Main Problem <ul><li>People are dying. </li></ul><ul><li>Children are not getting education. </li></ul><ul><li>Selfishness of people, not trying to help the poor. </li></ul><ul><li>Unaware of this issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Many people believe that the government is taking care of it so they don’t have to </li></ul>
  5. 5. How is it affecting the world? <ul><li>Half of the world’s population is in poverty </li></ul><ul><li>About 25,000 people die everyday because of starvation. </li></ul><ul><li>Factory workers are mainly poor people </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicts might happen </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is being done? <ul><li>In September 2000, 189 UN member pledged to halve global poverty by 2015. </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations Development Program </li></ul>
  7. 7. Case Study <ul><li>The Child Poverty In Rajasthan, India </li></ul>
  8. 8. Poverty Background in India <ul><li>27.5 percent of Indians live below the national income poverty line </li></ul><ul><li>14% of people in Rajasthan are below the poverty line (15 million people) </li></ul><ul><li>Half of the children are undernourished </li></ul><ul><li>Not much children are getting education </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>India plays major role in world economy and manufacturing products. </li></ul><ul><li>India is developing rapidly but Poverty is also expanding. </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty won’t end if children don’t get education. </li></ul>Why did we choose this topic?
  10. 11. <ul><li>“ The rich become richer and the poor become poorer is a cry heard throughout the whole civilized world.” </li></ul><ul><li>~Johann Friedrich Von Schiller </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>The child malnutrition rose from 41% to 51% in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Only 45% of the girls and 55% of boys enrol for primary education </li></ul><ul><li>Only 36% girls and 66% boys enrol for secondary education </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>&quot;There is enough for everybody's need, but not for everybody's greed.&quot; -- Mohandas K. Gandhi </li></ul>
  13. 17. AID <ul><li>Association of India’s Development. </li></ul><ul><li>AID have lots of NGO partners that helps this issue in India. </li></ul><ul><li>AID try to improve India’s poor people and educational environments. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.aidindia.org/main/   </li></ul>
  14. 18. What are they doing? <ul><li>They run non formal education centers, literacy camps in urban slums </li></ul><ul><li>Survey on 22 schools… </li></ul><ul><li>Improving agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>improve the water conservation system and the electricity connection </li></ul>
  15. 19. <ul><li>Test your knowledge for what you know so far! A prize for the winner! </li></ul>
  16. 20. WUPO <ul><li>Our organization name is Wake Up to Poverty Organization (WUPO). </li></ul><ul><li>We focus on the child poverty in Rajasthan. </li></ul>
  17. 21. Our Aims <ul><li>Help out the suffering children in Rajasthan by donating money </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the education of the children in Rajasthan </li></ul><ul><li>Inform the public about this issue </li></ul>
  18. 22. Our Short term Plan <ul><li>1)Paste the poster around expat communities </li></ul><ul><li>2) Make the poster in Chinese version and paste it around local communities </li></ul><ul><li>3) Earn money by selling food and drinks </li></ul><ul><li>4) Donate the money to Shanghai Red Cross </li></ul>
  19. 23. Our Long term Plan <ul><li>We would spread the awareness of the issue not just in Shanghai but in places like Nanjing or Hangzhou when we get there by handing out leaflets. </li></ul><ul><li>We would make giving tree bags and give them to international schools so that others could contribute and donate things for the poor. </li></ul>
  20. 24. Our Wiki <ul><li>Our Wiki site contains more information about this issue. </li></ul><ul><li>It contains pictures and videos and more ways for you to help out this issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Our Wiki Now </li></ul><ul><li>http://global-community09.wikispaces.com/Hum2+Group1 </li></ul>
  21. 26. <ul><li>“ It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Martin Luther King Jr. </li></ul>
  22. 27. Other Organizations <ul><li>www.unitus.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.makepovertyhistory.ca/e/organizations.html </li></ul><ul><li>The Hunger Site </li></ul><ul><li>AID </li></ul><ul><li>VHAI </li></ul><ul><li>Grameen Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Red Cross </li></ul><ul><li>RDI </li></ul>
  23. 28. Why should we help <ul><li>“ Helping people is the key to happiness </li></ul><ul><li>-Anonymous </li></ul><ul><li>Humans must live in a society </li></ul><ul><li>Humans are equal so every human has the right to survive </li></ul><ul><li>Our Living Standards will be lower </li></ul>
  24. 29. Our Message <ul><li>People are dying, people are suffering, speak out to this issue, do anything you can to help out. You could spend 50rmb easily on what you want but you could also save a life with that money. </li></ul>Speak Out!!! Help Out!!! Save a life!
  25. 30. Brainstorm <ul><li>Get in groups of 3 or 4 and make a list of ways you could help poverty. Winning team gets prize! </li></ul>
  26. 31. Media <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nEpBgvF9lg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTP6CtSGzik </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RPIgQ01N04&feature=related </li></ul>
  27. 33. Works Cited <ul><li>Slide 3 image: http://www.anewgreenitude.info/poverty.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 7 image: http://un.intnet.mu/gender/UNDP_Logo.gif </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 10 image: http://www.ajmeratours.com/rajasthan-map.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 16 image: http://www.sponsorachildindia.com/category/child-poverty-india/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 17 image: www.hindu.com </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 20 image: http://librarykvpattom.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/quiz.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 26 image: http://www.sponsorachildindia.com/category/child-poverty-india/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 27 image: http://www.bloodhoundrealty.com/BloodhoundBlog/wp- </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 30 image: http://www.clipartheaven.com/clipart/business_&_office/cartoons_( </li></ul><ul><li>Logo idea: http://www.whiteband.org/photos/white-band-days-2005/white-band- </li></ul>
  28. 34. Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.sustainer.org/dhm_archive/index.php?display_article=vn126manupured </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.poverty.com/ </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.thehungersite.com/clickToGive/home.faces?siteId=1 </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from: http://www.cultureofpeace.org/quotes/endpoverty-quotes.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Background Information: </li></ul>2)Book Resource Title: &quot;World Hunger&quot; Author: Steven Maddocks Publisher: World Almanac Date of publication: 2005 Place of publication: USA   3) Book resource Title: &quot;World Poverty&quot; Author: Rob Bowden Publisher: Raintree Date of publication: 2003 Place of publication: Chicago, Illinois 1) Book source: Title: &quot;World issues Poverty&quot; Author: Kaye Stearman Publisher: Thameside Press Date of publication: 2002 Place of publication: US/ Hong Kong We would like to thank Mr. Small for helping us when we’re stuck on this project. Thank you to all 8 th grade teachers for organizing this event and lastly we would like to thank the people who had donated to our organization or bought some of our products.
  29. 35. The End <ul><li>Did you wake up now? </li></ul>

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