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Poverty Powerpoint

  1. 1. P arth Patel M arguerite Mei A my Yin http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/050117/050117povertyReport_hmed_8p.hmedium.jpg
  2. 2. http://www.public.iastate.edu/~jwcwolf/ClassSyllabi/hunger.jpg
  3. 3. Statistics <ul><li>“ Half the world — nearly three billion people — live on less than two dollars a day.”(Shah) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.”(Shah) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Some 1.8 million child deaths each year as a result of diarrhea.”(Shah) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No basic health care in poor countries. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shah, Anup. &quot;Poverty Facts and Stats.&quot; Causes of Poverty . 24 NOV 2006. Global Issues. 30 Jan 2008 <http://www.globalissues.org/TradeRelated/Facts.asp>. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Information <ul><li>Common definitions of extreme and moderate poverty. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extreme poverty: less than one dollar/day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moderate poverty: one-two dollars/day  </li></ul></ul>http://helpinghandonline.org/images/droughtAfrica.jpg
  5. 5. Issue & Problem <ul><li>Poverty needs to be ended </li></ul><ul><li>It is touching many people and it is all over the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Problem: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Half the world without basic needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Big gap between rich and poor </li></ul></ul>Picture by Parth Patel
  6. 6. Effects of Poverty <ul><li>Millions of people live in extreme poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>Millions don’t have basic needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Poor countries corrupt, unstable, violent, and in debt. </li></ul>http://www.godsplan-today.com/0_Images/Poverty1.jpg
  7. 7. What is Being Done <ul><li>Many organizations helping in different ways </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UNICEF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Food Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refugees International </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rich people donate or support the cause </li></ul><ul><li>Many people would like to help/support the cause </li></ul><ul><li>Limited help without major government contribution </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hunger of Refugees in Darfur, Sudan http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today/gallery/media/poverty2.jpg
  9. 9. http://www.salesianmissions.org/stories/images/Darfur-Map.gif
  10. 10. Background Information <ul><li>Two million people hungry (11 Facts About the Darfur Conflict) </li></ul><ul><li>400,000 people have died (11 Facts About the Darfur Conflict) and 10,000 people are dying each month </li></ul><ul><li>Caused by people fleeing from homes because of violence to Chad and Darfur: shortage of supplies and food (11 Facts About the Darfur Conflict) </li></ul><ul><li>World’s biggest relief operation. (Darfur Conflict) </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;11 Facts About the Darfur Conflict.&quot; Do Something. . Do Something.. 1 Feb 2008 <http://www.dosomething.org/tipsheets/darfur_facts>. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.alertnet.org/db/crisisprofiles/SD_DAR.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// youtube.com/watch?v = WWY_HCysGNA </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why did we choose this topic? <ul><li>Many people affected </li></ul><ul><li>Many people don’t even know what Darfur is. </li></ul><ul><li>Basic needs </li></ul><ul><li>The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, has called the Darfur Conflict “the largest and most complex humanitarian problem on the globe.” . (11 Facts About the Darfur Conflict) </li></ul><ul><li>Must be a serious issue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;11 Facts About the Darfur Conflict.&quot; Do Something. . Do Something.. 1 Feb 2008 <http://www.dosomething.org/tipsheets/darfur_facts>. </li></ul></ul>http://www.emmabonino.it/var/data/images/4563_darfur.jpg_large.jpg http://www.ctv.ca/archives/CTVNews/img2/20050705/160_ap_darfur_g8demo_050705.jpg
  12. 12. Which Organization Did we choose? (WFP) http://www.buergerimstaat.de/1_2_05/bilder/dafur.jpg
  13. 13. What Are they doing? <ul><li>Food Donations and giving them to hungry refugees in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Spreading the word </li></ul>http://cache.viewimages.com/xc/51231133.jpg?v=1&c= ViewImages&k =2&d=17A
  14. 14. What do we like about them? <ul><li>Helping two million people in Darfur. (World Food Programme) </li></ul><ul><li>Stand up for the refugees when governments not doing anything and cause seems hopeless. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;World Food Programmme.&quot; World Food Programme . 13 Feb 2008. World Food Programme. 13 Feb 2008 <http://www.wfp.org/english/>. </li></ul>
  15. 15. http://www.thesoydailyclub.com/images/News/World%20Food%20Program.jpg http://a123.g.akamai.net/f/123/12465/1d/media.canada.com/1fd7df5f-ce32-4170-8bbe-95bbc214da27/food0716_210.jpg?size=l
  16. 18. Interactive Activity Directions <ul><li>Please get into groups of 3-5. </li></ul><ul><li>We will hand out a pencil and a quiz about hunger to each group. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about the answers with your group members, and circle the answer you think is correct. You have 10 minutes…. </li></ul><ul><li>We will discuss the correct answers afterward! </li></ul>
  17. 19. Discussion Point 1 <ul><li>What do you think poverty is? What do you think causes it? </li></ul>
  18. 20. Discussion Point 2 <ul><li>“ We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.” –Mother Teresa (Poverty Quotes) </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think Mother Teresa means by “poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared?” </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Poverty Quotes.&quot; Think Exist . 30 Jan 2008 <http://thinkexist.com/quotations/poverty/>. </li></ul>
  19. 21. Discussion Point 3 <ul><li>“ Poverty is the worst form of violence” –Mahatma Gandhi (Poverty Quotes) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Poverty Quotes.&quot; Think Exist . 30 Jan 2008 <http://thinkexist.com/quotations/poverty/>. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What do you think Gandhi means by “the worst form of violence?” </li></ul>
  20. 22. What we thought <ul><li>We think poverty is when you don’t basic necessities for survival. It’s caused by corruption and debt in the government </li></ul><ul><li>What Mother Teresa means is that poverty is not just being hungry, naked, and homeless, its where no one cares about you or loves you. </li></ul><ul><li>What we think Gandhi is saying is that people in poverty experience a force of violence that is not found anywhere else in the world. </li></ul>
  21. 25. How is our Action Plan like WFP? <ul><li>Donating profits to them </li></ul><ul><li>Spreading word </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging people </li></ul>
  22. 27. Purpose <ul><li>To raise awareness </li></ul>http://www.house.gov/bradmiller/images/Darfur4.jpg
  23. 28. Message <ul><li>Raise awareness because: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The more people know, the more likely it is that the issue will come to an end </li></ul></ul>http://www.greenblade.org/files/hush_hungry.jpg
  24. 29. Short-term goal <ul><li>Sell candy in a fundraiser to raise money to donate to the WFP </li></ul>http://facultyfiles.deanza.edu/images/coltrindorothy/CANDY1.jpg
  25. 30. Long-term goal <ul><li>Raise awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Articles in ParentTalk </li></ul><ul><li>Hope everyone supports the cause </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to support the end of poverty </li></ul>http://www.worldproutassembly.org/population-4.jpg
  26. 31. Our Wiki <ul><li>Visit our wiki: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More information about presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizations you can join </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  http://global-challenge.wikispaces.com/Categories+Hum3+Group+1 </li></ul></ul>
  27. 32. Organizations <ul><li>World Food Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Refugees International </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Child survival </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HIV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Child protection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help Sudan International </li></ul><ul><li>International Rescue Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Help Darfur Now </li></ul><ul><li>Dolls For Darfur </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspired by the movies Hotel Rwanda and Paper Clips </li></ul></ul>
  28. 34. http://www.food-force.com/images/hunger-crises-and-food-aid.jpg
  29. 35. Why is this Important? Why Should You Care? <ul><li>Many people affected: they can use your help </li></ul><ul><li>Affects everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe you or someone you know is next? </li></ul><ul><li>Causes corruption and evil </li></ul>
  30. 36. Why should other people Care? <ul><li>More people that care the more likely it is that their voice will be heard in the governments. </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty may even end and bring happiness if enough people help. </li></ul><ul><li>So think about it. Is it worth it? </li></ul>
  31. 37. How YOU can help! <ul><li>https://shop.thehungersite.com/store/category.do?categoryId=2812&link=Store_THS_LeftNav_2812&siteId=220 </li></ul><ul><li>Here are a variety of items you can buy to raise awareness and support this issue. For each item, either 25 or 50 cups of food are funded! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.freerice.com/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>Be smart. Help feed hungry people. For each word you get right, twenty grains of rice are donated. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thehungersite.com/clickToGive/home.faces?siteId=1 </li></ul><ul><li>When you click on the button on the page, food will be provided to hungry people! </li></ul>
  32. 39. Think About It…