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Group 2 poverty


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Group 2 poverty of fourth company of Boys Brigade

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Group 2 poverty

  1. 1. • Definition • Poverty - state of one who lacks a certain of material, possessions or money • Absolute poverty deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation and education • Relative poverty – contextually as economic inequality in the location or society on which people live
  2. 2. How does poverty demean us as humans ? When there is poverty in a country, many people will starve and go desperate for food. This will cause a problem as when there is food available, people will fight with each and another over food really humiliates mankind Why do we need to pay attention to poverty? We have to pay attention to poverty as it is a long term social problem. Many countries face poverty and not many were able to solve or get past it. If
  3. 3. Region East Asia and Pacific Latin America and the Caribbean South Asia Sub-Saharan Africa   Total Developing countries Europe and Central Asia Middle East and North Africa Total % in  $1.25 a day poverty Population (millions) Pop. in $1 a day poverty (millions) 16.8 1,884 316  8.2 550 45 40.4 1,476 596 50.9 763 388 28,8 4673 1345 0.04 473 17 0.04 305 11   5451 1372
  4. 4. S oc ial e ntre pre ne ur Background Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu AKA the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta commonly known as Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian born, Indian Roman Catholic Religious Sister.
  5. 5. career Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which in 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and is active in 133 countries. They run hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; children's and family counselling programmes; orphanages; and schools. Members of the order must adhere to the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience, and the fourth vow, to give "Wholehearted and Free service to the poorest of the poor". relationships with dictators
  6. 6. End of her life Mother Teresa suffered a heart attack in Rome in 1983, while visiting Pope John Paul II. After a second attack in 1989, she received an artificial pacemaker. In 1991, after a battle with pneumonia while in Mexico, she suffered further heart problems. In April 1996, Mother Teresa fell and broke her collar bone. In August she suffered from malaria and failure of the left heart ventricle. She had heart surgery but it was clear that her health was declining. The Archbishop of Calcutta, Henry Sebastian D'Souza, said he ordered a priest to perform an exorcism on Mother Teresa with her permission when she was first hospitalised with cardiac problems because he thought she may be under attack by the devil. On 13 March 1997, she stepped down from the head of
  7. 7. Credits •Chan Khai Yi (Leader) •Finian Ng •Aloysius Ng •Eian Siew •Nevin Soon Websites • • • • F8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=CkwfUoKl NtHPrQeLmoDoAg&biw=1260&bih=683&sei=DEwfUomqI8K CrgfuioDgCQ#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=up •
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