Poverty Is The Biggest World Problem

1267 Words Dec 10th, 2015 6 Pages

All of us complain about what we don’t have and what we can’t afford. We forget that there are billions of people that have less than we do. Poverty is one of the biggest world problems there are today. More than 80% of people in the world live on less than 10 dollars a day. There are a growing number of people in need of resources, and no money to provide it. For example, no access to clean water and in some cases any water at all. Some people do not have shelter, or health services. There are many children growing up with no education. This is all because of no having enough money to gain access to these necessities. There are people working on ways to end this problem for good. And many have found technological ways to reach that goal. Real World Problem

There is extreme world poverty in the world, leading to other issues. Poverty isn’t just about not having money, it also brings along other worldly problems. Being in poverty may cause them lack of access to needed resources such as food, proper shelter, education, medical help, clothing and water. Poverty leads to a high number of deaths. 22,000 children die daily due to poverty, according to the UNICEF. Every year about 1 million people die from malaria, out of the 300-500 million cases and 80% are children. They cannot be helped because they do not have the money to get medicine and in some countries there are no medical resources. 3.4 million die from diseases because they do not have any clean…
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