Poverty perry k and dylan k.

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Poverty perry k and dylan k.

  1. 1. BY: Perry Karpins & Dylan Kenyon
  2. 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. 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. 4. •Every second anotherchild enters poverty andwe can help that •121 million children do not have any education
  5. 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. 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. 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. 8. • A poor person was essentially defined as someone without enough to eat•Making children visible requires a protective environmentfor them
  9. 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. 10. • The average American enjoys an income 20 times greater than the average sub-Saharan African
  11. 11. Thanks for watching
  12. 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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