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  1. 1. Child Poverty<br />By: Jessica Grover<br />
  2. 2. Presentation Overview<br />What is Poverty?<br />Poverty throughout History<br />Causes of Poverty<br />Types of Poverty<br />Where is it happening?<br />What we can do to help<br />Application<br />Would you be able to survive?<br />Conclusion<br />
  3. 3. Thesis<br />Children in the developing world spend most of their childhood struggling to survive, without much hope for a secure, productive life. Children are suffering all across the globe, even in places we could never imagine, such as only minutes away from our homes.<br />
  4. 4. Personal Relevance<br />Passion for Kids<br />Helping others<br />P.I.P.<br />
  5. 5. Your Relevance<br />Awareness<br />Support<br />Value your possessions<br />
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  7. 7. What <br />is<br />It?<br />
  8. 8. What is Poverty?<br />Poverty is the lack of basic necessities that all human beings must have. Such as: <br />Lack of Food and Water<br />
  9. 9. What is Poverty?<br />Poverty is the lack of basic necessities that all human beings must have. Such as: <br />Lack<br />of<br />Shelter<br />
  10. 10. What is Poverty?<br />Poverty is the lack of basic necessities that all human beings must have. Such as: <br />Lack of Education<br />
  11. 11. What is Poverty?<br />Poverty is the lack of basic necessities that all human beings must have. Such as: <br />Lack of Medicare<br />
  12. 12. What is Poverty?<br />Poverty is the lack of basic necessities that all human beings must have. Such as: <br />Lack of Security<br />
  13. 13. Poverty doesn't know your age, or the colour of your skin, hedoesn't even care about the poor state that you're in. He doesn't want to know, if you're hungry, or you're cold, he justkeeps calm and quiet, while head bent you hold. Many who have met him are still with him today, not throughtheir own choices, but by him not giving way. Desperately needing clothes or shoes, so into purse you peer, you'llhave to wait another week, or visit charities you fear. He knows you've little money, and this he never defends, he knowsyou'll have to borrow, from loan sharks, or from friends He doesn't even blink an eye, when you're worse off than before, heswears, that it's your own fault, you must have known the score.<br />
  14. 14. Qualifications<br />A four-person family earning less than $22,050 a year sets the poverty standard<br />14 million children (newborn to 18)<br />U.S. Poverty level is $10,400/year<br />200,000 U.S. youth are homeless<br />Welfare<br />
  15. 15. Miscellaneous Facts<br />48% of poverty victims are children.<br />15 million children (1/4th) live below poverty line.<br />2,660 children born into poverty<br />UK Chocolate<br />100 billion pounds of food is wasted in America each year.<br />
  16. 16. Poverty Throughout History<br />
  17. 17. The Great Depression<br />
  18. 18. The Dust Bowl<br />
  19. 19. The Dust Bowl<br />
  20. 20. Hierarchy of Needs<br />
  21. 21. Causes of Poverty<br />
  22. 22. Natural Disasters<br />Drought<br />Crop Failure<br />Earthquakes<br />Haiti<br />Hurricanes<br />Hurricane Katrina<br />“It took my bike, it took my house. It took my clothes, my games. It took everything”<br />
  23. 23. Accidental Causes<br />Disease<br />AIDS<br />HIV<br />Maleria<br />Tuberculosis<br />
  24. 24. Accidental Causes Cont.<br />Birth defects<br />Brain damage<br />Handicaps<br />Missing limbs<br />
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  29. 29. Economic Causes<br />Loss of Job<br />not enough income<br />High standards/cost of living<br />prices<br />Overpopulation <br /> (<br />
  30. 30. Social causes<br />Dishonesty<br />Racism<br />Sexism<br />Ethnic division<br />War<br />Social Causes<br />
  31. 31. Types of poverty<br /><ul><li>Relative poverty
  32. 32. Absolute poverty</li></li></ul><li>Hunger<br />High levels of infant mortality<br />Closly linked to mothers diet<br />Iron-deficiency anemia<br />Developmental and behavioral disturbances<br />Emotional impact<br />Fatigue<br />Headaches<br />
  33. 33. Hunger Continued<br />Stunted growth<br />Aching joints<br />No social skills<br />Hinders learning process<br />Concentration lowered<br />Negatively affects ability to learn<br />
  34. 34. 134 million<br />
  35. 35. 60%<br />
  36. 36. 40%<br />
  37. 37. Homeless<br />Effects all ages.<br />Before birth<br />Homeless mothers usually means unhealthy pregnancies.<br />Infants<br />Low birth rates<br />Greater risk of death<br />Endangered health.<br />Lack immunizations<br />Toddlers<br />Developmental delays <br />
  38. 38. Infectious disease<br />Asthma<br />Lead poisoning<br />Low graduation rates<br />100,00 youth <br />Homeless continued<br />
  39. 39. 45,000<br />45,000<br />
  40. 40. Effects of poverty<br />Adequate diet<br />Substandard housing<br />Stunted growth<br />Poor hygiene<br /><br />
  41. 41. Where is Poverty Happening?<br />Africa<br />Congo<br />Zimbabwe<br />Liberia<br />Guinea<br />Asia<br />India<br />Poorest country in the world<br />Cambodia<br />Europe<br />Poland<br />Middle East<br />Turkey<br />Tajikistan<br />Afganistan<br />United States<br />
  42. 42. Poverty in the United States?<br />35 million poor people <br />two-tenths<br />Arkansas<br />Georgia<br />North Carolina<br />
  43. 43. Poverty in the United States cont.<br />Spending money on other countries<br />8.6 %<br />New Hampshire<br />31.2 %<br />Arkansas <br />
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  46. 46. Locally<br />
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  48. 48. Poverty in Philadelphia<br />33% without a high school diploma live in poverty<br />56% of school students qualify for free lunch<br />80% drop out of high school between 8th and 9th grade.<br />
  49. 49. In our own backyard?!?<br /><br />
  50. 50. Poverty in Montgomery County<br />778,048<br />23.1%<br />6.1%<br />3.1%<br />
  51. 51. Future of America<br />“as far as I’m concerned, we should be calling for a state of emergency on this issue”<br /> -Miss Katene<br />
  52. 52. Organizations<br />FWOP (future without poverty)<br /><br />UNICEF<br /><br />Feed the Children<br /><br />World Vision<br /><br />
  53. 53. What We Can Do to Help<br />Fundraise<br />Canned Food Drive<br />Book Drive<br />Sponser a Child<br />
  54. 54. Application<br />
  55. 55. Application<br />
  56. 56. Can you survive?<br />Split into groups<br />Make a grocery list for a week<br />“Six million children die every year as a result to hunger”<br />
  57. 57. Conclusion<br />Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit”<br /> –Eli Khamarov<br />
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