Ethiopi A Country That Is Not Very Better?

1127 WordsOct 22, 20155 Pages
6. Ethiopia Throughout our lives we tend to focus in the people that surround us, people in our neighborhood, city and country. We might know a few facts about different countries, but 90% of the information that we think we know is from movies, television, school, books, etc; it means that we are probably very far away from the reality. We live in a bubble were we think that everyone else has a life not very different from ours. You might hear about hunger, diseases or political issues in other countries but it doesn’t mean anything important for you and it’s just an idea in your head of how life is in that very far away place. In this part, we are going to discuss a country that is not very fortunate. It stands above other poor countries and considered to be the poorest in the world. Ethiopia is one of the least developed countries in the world, also facing with many social and economic problems. Ethiopians are distressing from the absence of basic needs of life, such as food, health care, housing, education, and a safe and healthy environment. One of their biggest problems is that the population is growing very fast, which means a big problem when it comes to having enough food. The population is growing by 3% each year and approximately 45% of the population is below the ages of 18. One of the main causes of hunger in the country is due to the drought (period of dry weather). Many parts of this country have been affected from lack of rain for four straight
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