Poverty Poverty is when you have almost nothing some peopledon’t even have clothes, food and houses, and your madbecause you can’t get lulu lemon pant but your friendcan. If you want chicken but your family wantshamburgers and you start to cry because you wantedchicken just stop and think about the family’s living inpoverty that some days only get one meal. Just thinkabout this the next time you are buying clothes or don’tget what you want just think of the kids living in poverty.
Poverty Around the world• Over 3 billion people live in poverty• Almost half the world lives on less than $2.50 a day• 1 person dies every 3 and a half seconds because they have no food or clean water
Kids in poverty• 10.6 Million kids died in 2003 before they reached the age of 5• 640 million kids live without shelter• 270 million kids have no access to health care
Facts About Poverty in Canada• Saskatchewan, BC and Alberta have no poverty reduction plan• Saskatchewan has the third highest rate of children living in poverty in Canada• BC has the highest rate of poverty in Canada
How can you helpChalice is a that work in Bolivia, Chile, Haiti andUkraine is just some of the places. They helpingfamily’s living in poverty, by giving the family acow, the mother a stove and give kids a school.
To helpWhat you can do to help stop poverty is donate to your local foodbank, help with the shoe boxes at Christmas time and donate Charityor charity’s.http://www.ccgs.wa.edu.au/atccgs/publications-and-presentations/newsletters/14-september-2012/psnotices/operation-christmas-child/atccgs/publications-and-presentations/newsletters/14-september-2012/psnotices/operation-christmas-child/41252_419942308877_679335_n.jpghttp://marshallwilsonblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/food_banks2009-02-04-1233794142.jpg
• http://www.globalissues.org/issue/2/causes-of- poverty Kids in Poverty• http://www.poverty.com/ Poverty around theWorld• http://bcpovertyreduction.ca/learn-more/poverty-reduction-plans/ Poverty in Canada••