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Poverty

  1. 1. Poverty<br />By: AlonaBotnar<br />
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  3. 3. “Today, over 22,000 children died around the world”<br />
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  5. 5. “At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day”<br />
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  7. 7. “Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names…about 72 million children in the developing world were not in school in 2005; 57% were girls… And these are regarded as optimistic numbers…”<br />
  8. 8. We complain about our schools…<br />
  9. 9. They appreciate what they have… <br />
  10. 10. Military Spending in the World = $780 billion<br />
  11. 11. Yet we only spend $13 billion on basic health and nutrition…<br />
  12. 12. “Less than 1% of what the world spent every year on weapons was needed to put every child into school by the year 2000… and yet it didn’t happen”<br />
  13. 13. We depend on our phones, iPods, laptops, etc.<br />“1.6 billion people — a quarter of humanity — live without electricity”<br />We can’t even cope with short power outages<br />
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  15. 15. Water Problems affect half of the world’s population…<br />“Diarrhea diseases such as cholera and dysentery kill about 1.6 million people each year, almost all of them children.” Diarrhea is often a result of unclean water, unsafe sanitation, or poor hygiene.<br />
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  17. 17. Poverty is not just in Africa or Asia…<br />It is everywhere.<br />
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  20. 20. It is not these people’s fault.<br />They are not lazy.<br />They have not made poor decisions.<br />Many were born this way.<br />Many have no way out.<br />They feel trapped.<br />They feel powerless.<br />
  21. 21. Let’s end the tears…<br />
  22. 22. Let’s End the Hunger…End the Frustration.<br />
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  24. 24. Click to play<br />
  25. 25. Stand Up Against Poverty Now<br />
  26. 26. What YOU can do…<br />Contact the following organizations:<br />The Hunger Project<br />Soles4Souls<br />Acumen Fund<br />Child’s Dream<br />World for World Organization<br />
  27. 27. Go on Free Rice…<br />For every correct answer, 10 grains of rice are donated to a person in need<br />Make this a part of the curriculum<br />If a student answers at least 50 questions correctly in each core subject a year – 200 grains will be donated<br />That would be 1,200 grains of rice per student if doing this throughout their secondary education<br />
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  31. 31. YOU can be a Hero Against Poverty<br />
  32. 32. Click Below to Get Started<br />http://freerice.com/<br />http://www.thp.org/<br />http://www.childsdream.org/<br />http://www.acumenfund.org/<br />http://www.soles4souls.org/<br />http://www.worldforworld.org/<br />(Click to Advance Slide)<br />
  33. 33. Thank You!<br />(Facts and Statistics from http://www.globalissues.org/article/26/poverty-facts-and-stats)<br />Click to end slideshow<br />

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