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Inquiry Project for school

Mihir Kaikini

on 5 June 2013

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Transcript of Poverty

By: Michael Banari
Mihir Kaikini
Tucker Burhans Poverty Russia 'Murica Land of the free? Home of the brave? India Does this look brave? Sound right? It was once a powerful country, with many alliances. but now there are many people on the streets begging for food or money. This all happened because of the fall of the Soviet Union. Effects that poverty has on you. Health Psychology Inquiry Questions What is the difference between rural and urban poverty?
What are the challenges we as a country have to helping people in poverty?
How does poverty affect your psyche?
What are the root causes of poverty? India is the second most populated country in the world with 1.23 billion people. It has a strong developing economy and is the world's most populous democracy. But It still has some things to work on such as poverty,hunger and education. Dengue
Lyme Disease
Typhoid Comparison of food distribution Goal to end poverty in America by 2015 Solutions to Poverty Organizations Fun (not really) Facts

Last year alone, 2.6 million Americans fell below the poverty line for a total of 46.2 million living in poverty or over 15% or 1 in 6, the highest number of poor in over 50 years.
The U.S. poverty rate is the highest in the developed world.
49 million—including 16.7 million children—are having trouble putting food on the table.
Over half of Americans will live in poverty sometime during their lives.
Poverty in the European Union is one in seven, while poverty in the USA is one in six.
2.6 billion don't have access to sanitation UNICEF
Heifer International
International Rescue Committee
Global Hunger Project
Red Cross
Salvation Army Causes of Poverty
No Opportunity
No hope
No Ambition
Natural Resources
No Jobs
Many more Government benefits (food stamps)
Educate people in poverty about sanitation
Give chances for people to escape poverty
Teaching a trade, or how do to something that enables them to make a living
Child Nutrition, so they can focus in whatever they do and maybe get out of poverty when they are adults
Governments watch their spending Poverty: an inability to provide a family with nutritious food, clothing, and reasonable shelter. the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions OR Poverty Map of India Why is it rising? Community With such poverty people are unable and unwilling to help eachother Urban vs Rural Depression
Thoughts of suicide
Could lead to drug abuse
Giving up In rural poverty people don't have many chances to escape poverty.
Most move to the city for a better life.
That causes overpopulation
Which then causes poverty in the urban areas because there is unequal food distribution.
There are also no (if any) social services in rural areas. In urban poverty people have more chances to escape poverty or find a job than people in rural poverty.
If you are in poverty, you would want to be in the city because it has the best resources to survive off of.
You would have a much better choice in shelter in urban areas than in rural areas. *HOPE* Bibliography
Global issues.org

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