Those who are already poor try hard to provide for their families with the money they make from their jobs. Many of them lack education so it is hard to have well-paying jobs. “Poverty is the state for the majority of the world’s people and nations. Why is this? Is it enough to blame poor people for their own predicament?” (“Causes of Poverty” 5) Therefore, corruption is one cause of poverty.
People living in poverty or the working poor suffer from the lack of nutritional needs, resources and the poor conditioned shelters. The elderlies spends $167 per month just to live in an 1.5 square meter cage. Their lack of money has already brought them into the fact that they are not able to afford for a better shelter and yet they still have to pay for others t... ... middle of paper ... ...ted elderlies living in poverty. Wealth disparity is due to the enormous gap of poverty and wealth, there are wealthy families and yet there are also a lot of people suffering from the bad conditions of their living. The dangers of wealth disparity can be people living in poverty not able to live safely in their shelter and not meeting their nutritional needs daily.
Statistics have shown that poverty is increasing. Millions of people die annually because they lack the resources and food to live a daily life. There exist many programs that offer projects to help or at least to reduce the percentage of poverty, but they lack the financial support. Many people from the middle class are on the borderline of poverty and if the economy does not improve, they will reach poverty. This is very upsetting especially if most of us are middle class.
This causes them to have less energy to work which causes them to become even poorer and hungrier. Usually, the first thing that comes to mind when people speak about poverty is laziness, it can be right but it is mostly wrong. Each person has a different cause of poverty and it is more than just laziness. Sometimes, it also has something to do with the country’s economy. Causes- There are no simple explanations on what the causes of poverty are.
Poverty is a global epidemic that contributes to the deaths of millions each year. However, poverty is more prominent in some areas around the world than others. The Oxford dictionary defines poverty as the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support, but it’s so much more. Poverty can be defined as being hungry, lacking shelter, being unable to go to school, being unable to see a doctor, or being powerless and having a lack of freedom. The reason behind the many descriptions of poverty is that poverty has many faces, and its definition changes depending on the place and time, however the effects of poverty on the poor are always the same.
Governments around the world are trying to solve this huge problem. Third world poverty and Appalachian poverty, which occurred in the United States of America, have developed for various reasons, and these situations have led to a great deal of problems. Throughout the world, poverty has plagued all countries. In smaller, under-developed countries many people die from starvation. These countries can not afford to support their citizens.
Hunger; lack of shelter, health care and the less advanced technology are major aspects of this worldwide dilemma. Many people die from starvation in smaller, underdeveloped countries, especially those in Africa. Due to their financial problems, the people lack proper shelter and clothing to keep themselves warm and clean water to keep their living areas hygienic. Since they lack adequate shelter and clothing, diseases break out and these diseases develop a lot easier with poor nutrition. Third world poverty has developed for various reasons.
Poverty is one of the main causes of child hunger. Most people that live in poverty can't afford to buy food. All the money they have goes to housing bills. The effects are Families are homeless, parents don't have an education, health care is too expensive, violence is common, and children don't get a good education. Homelessness an effect on poverty.
If people are hungry they will be weak, which makes them more vulnerable to a disease and because they are unable to afford healthcare they get more and more ill. They may also infect others if their disease is contagious. Nearly 50% of the population of poor countries is uneducated. Many people don't realise education is still lacking in some areas where poverty level is great. Many families cannot afford to send their children to schools, so instead they send them to work for money, which helps clear their debt.
Poverty is scarcity or the condition of one who lack that certain amount of possession. Absolute poverty is the depreciation of basic needs for example food, water, shelter… therefore it is said to be a state of not having enough. Poverty is unavoidable and one of the world’s biggest problem. The World Bank estimated that billions of people were living in poverty. Although there are people living in this state of condition, they are people in the developing countries who live in worst condition.