Poverty and world hunger

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Poverty and world hunger

  1. 1. POVERTY AND WORLDHUNGERBy: Katie Kralicek
  2. 2. What is Poverty? Poverty: The state of being extremely poor; state of being inferior in quantity or insufficient in amount. People all over the world are dying because they cannot afford the necessary resources they need to survive.
  3. 3. What is Poverty? Lack of shelter Lack of food Lack of education Not being able to pay off debts Not having good health
  4. 4. What Is World Hunger? Malnutrition: a condition that develops when the body doesn’t get the right amount of nutrients it needs to stay healthy. One of the many result of poverty.
  5. 5. World Hunger… IS THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF DEATH.
  6. 6. World Hunger Statistics Spikes in food prices have been pushing millions further into hunger (2.7 billion people live on less than $2 a day) Amou nt of people Food able to Price afford it s Result: More people living in poverty
  7. 7. World Hunger Statistics 8 million people die from lack of food and nutrition every year - about 24,000 deaths each day. 1/6of our population is starving. There are 936 million people who do not have enough to eat.
  8. 8. Children World Hunger http://animoto.com/play/DcOmdtF67tOFhI PEyw311g
  9. 9. Why we should help our children…
  10. 10. How to get involved Join an organization  Harvesters  St. Mary’s Food Kitchen Visit those in need Donate money to people or places
  11. 11. Works Cited http://www.fightpoverty.mmbrico.com/poverty/ what.html http://millionsofmouths.com/blog/nfblog/catego ry/ways-to-help/ http://www.heartsandminds.org/poverty/hunger facts.htm#Poverty

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