Food?Foods, generally are something we need in order to survive. They are of daily needs and basic necessity.
Poverty?Poverty is the deprivation of food, shelter, money and clothing that occurs when people cannot satisfy their basic needs. Poverty can be understood simply as a lack of money, or more broadly in terms of barriers to everyday life.
Facts? Almost half the world - about 3 million people - live on less than USD$2.50 a day. The poorest 40 percent of the worlds population accounts for 5 percent of global income. The richest 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of world income. 22000 children die every day due to lack of food
Effects? Poverty cause widespread diseases and hunger One third of deaths, some 18 million people a year or 50,000 per day, are due to poverty- related cause Since 1990, 270 million people have died due to hunger
Action taken? Joseph Wresinski – Started International Day for the Eradication of Poverty to resolve poverty Government schemes and voluntary welfare organisation Muhammad Yunus- Started a Grameen Bank,a microfinance organization and community development bank started in Bangladesh.