Essay about How World Poverty is Changing the Human Race

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Poverty is an epidemic which has created a huge dent to human race. More than 50% of the world population lives on less than $2.50 a day. People can’t provide even one proper meal to their children. The income differentials are widening across the globe. What are we doing to reduce this widening? What are we doing to eliminate this menace of poverty? Why can’t we produce enough food for everyone? Why can’t everyone have a proper shelter? Is it the greed in us, the cause for it? Why can’t we help each other and work together to eradicate poverty? Poverty is a menace to humanity. The causes are innumerable. Currently, there are no real solutions.
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Literacy, Natural resources, climate, government systems, laws, regulations, culture, greed and many other reasons cause poverty. More than half the world population lives on less than $2.50 a day. At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day. The poorest 40% of the world’s population accounts for 5% of global income while the richest 20% accounts for 75% of world income. Poverty affects every nation for a reason. There is no silver bullet to eliminate poverty. No one solution work in every country.
There is no one solution to eradicate poverty. Governments should create laws to help bring people above poverty. Rich countries with abundant natural resources should help out poor countries. Benefit systems should be established in all countries. People should unite globally to eliminate this menace. Currently, most of the work is being done by NGOs and non-profit organizations. Instead, governments, people from every walk of life, political leaders and organizations, every human should unite and help each other to eliminate poverty. The unity of the people and desire to help each other is the only real solution that could eliminate poverty forever.
Realistically people can help out in many ways. Local organizations, schools, and clubs can hold fundraisers. Also, people can have clothing donation drives. Also, people can volunteer in soup kitchens, and try not to waste

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