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  • 1. BY: Perry Karpins & Dylan Kenyon
  • 2. • In 2010 the US poverty was at 15.1 percent •Also in 2010 there was 16.4 million children in poverty •2010 was the highest poverty percentage since 1993
  • 3. • Accordin to unicef 22,000 children die everyday due to poverty •At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $2 a day •1.8 million children die every year just from diarrhea
  • 4. •Every second anotherchild enters poverty andwe can help that •121 million children do not have any education
  • 5. • In India alone, more than 50 million school going children cannot read a very simple text •36.5 million Americans were living in poverty in 2006
  • 6. • In many countries, poverty has disappeared only from the view •Poverty is a common reason for the failure of children to develop to their full potential •Every child has the right to live a good life and be free from any exploitive or harmful activity
  • 7. • 15 million children are orphaned due to hiv or aids •1.6 billion people live without electricity•In Uganda alone, 100,000 people dieof disease annually
  • 8. • A poor person was essentially defined as someone without enough to eat•Making children visible requires a protective environmentfor them
  • 9. • In Pakistan, laborers sell there kidneys to transplant clinics just to pay there debts•Between 1981 and 2001, the percentage of the extremely poor fellfrom 53 to 8 percent of the Chinese population
  • 10. • The average American enjoys an income 20 times greater than the average sub-Saharan African
  • 11. Thanks for watching
  • 12. Work cited• Banerjee, Abhijit V., and Esther Duflo. Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty. New York: PublicAffairs, 2011. Print.• Criswell, Sara Dixon. Homelessness. San Diego, CA: Lucent, 1998. Print.• "Help End Childhood Hunger." 2011. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <www.strengh.org/#&panel1-1>.• "Invisible Children." 2005. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <www.unicef.org/sowob/fullreport/executive3.php>.• "Whats Going On?-understanding." Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <www.un.org/works/goingon/poverty/lessonplan_pov erty.html>

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