Philippines: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

740 WordsFeb 20, 20183 Pages
Philippines: one step forward, two steps back Even though today’s world seems to advance their still seems to be one very serious and large issue, poverty and hunger. This issue is seen in lots of nations across the world, but it’s seen more in third world countries in East Asia, Africa, and South America. After many natural disasters and multiple changes in the form of government the country of the Philippines seems to have a high number of people living in poverty and starvation. Due to the free enterprise market, workers in the Philippines work hard and long hours for very little pay. The number one business in the Philippines is farming, and for this you don’t need to study, which means lots of people drop out of school, a higher education would become better jobs. A stainable solution to end poverty would be to keep a stable government that will help the economy during natural disaster. Even with today’s modern day technology and our genetically engineered food and wealth, the world still faces a problem that seems to not come across people’s minds these days, hunger. Millions of people suffer from extreme hunger due to poverty around the world. Even with all of the donations from all around the world it seems to not be enough, multi-million dollar organizations seem to donate money and food to the people that suffer from this. “Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), the parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced today that it is directing $1.5 million from its

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