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Bb citizenship

  1. 1. Poverty<br />Group Members: Chua Ying Xiang<br />Jedwin toy<br /> Ian Tan<br /> Cedric SheeToh<br /> Eugene Wong<br />Yeo Bo Yu<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction to poverty
  3. 3. Impact of poverty
  4. 4. History of poverty
  5. 5. Sources</li></li></ul><li> Introduction<br />(Poverty)<br />Poverty includes:<br />thestateorcondition of having littleornomoney, goods, or means of support<br />low incomes and the inability to acquire the basic goods and services<br />low levels of health and education, poor access to clean water and sanitation<br />
  6. 6. Introduction<br />(Poverty)<br />Almost half the world live on less than USD$2.50 a day.<br />The poorest 40 percent of the world’s population makes up 5 percent of the global income, while the richest 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of world income.<br />
  7. 7. Impact<br />(Poverty)<br />50000 per day dies due to poverty related reasons. <br />A total of 270 people have died since 1990. <br />Homeless families make up of one third of the world’s urban population. Known as slum-dwellers, that is the main focus of poverty in the world.<br />
  8. 8. Impact<br />(Poverty)<br /><ul><li>People have the inability to read or write. It causes retention in their grades and ultimately, not being able to complete high school.
  9. 9. Health and malnutrition is the biggest contributor towards the deaths of people. </li></li></ul><li>History<br />(Poverty)<br /><ul><li>1.7 billion people are estimated to live in absolute poverty today.
  10. 10. For most of history poverty had been mostly accepted as inevitable as traditional modes of production were insufficient to give an entire population a comfortable standard of living.
  11. 11. In the early 1990s some of the transition economies of Eastern Europe and Central Asia experienced a sharp drop in income.</li></li></ul><li>History<br />(Poverty)<br /><ul><li>The collapse of the Soviet Union resulted in large declines in GDP per capita, of about 30 to 35% between 1990 and the trough year of 1998.</li></li></ul><li>Sources<br />http://www.google.com.sg/search?q=poverty&hl=en&biw=1143&bih=722&prmd=ivnsb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=U9llTofRL4HxrQeDxfWJCg&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CEgQ_AUoAQ<br />http://bb.valuesventure.com/BuildThemes.aspx<br />http://bb.valuesventure.com/LearnResources.aspx<br />

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