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Transcript of Poverty
What We Did
*About 1.1 billion people have no access to water in their own country.
*22,000 children die every day from hunger causes.
*Almost half the world lives on less than $2.50 a day.
*640 million children live without adequate shelter.
First of all...
WHAT IS POVERTY?
"The state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support"
Lets put this into perspective...
What Can You Do About It?
You can show support by...
Our goal was to raise 100 dollars, and we raised $242.46!
-Global Issues/ Poverty Facts & Stats
Doing this project was a great learning experience for all three of us. We thought it was super cool to see different people's reactions when we told them what we were doing. We are very proud of the difference we made and the money that was able to be donated to people in poverty.
People in poverty are more likely to steal and commit other crimes.
Additional Results of poverty:
Effects of Poverty
"Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings."
People in poverty are more prone to health issues.
Poor people tend to get less of an education.
Our plan was to go around our neighborhoods collecting donations towards poverty. Any amount of money given resulted in a bag of five cookies.
Here are the steps we took...
We baked a bunch of cookies.
We packaged our cookies with pink and blue ribbons and tags that said "Cookies For a Cause" on them.
We went door to door around our neighborhoods asking for donations. We told people about our project and what it was for, and almost everyone donated.
From the beginning of our presentation until now, 170 people became desperately poor.
The money we raised went to the organization...
Just now, another 170 people became poor.
By: Morgan Seim, Ashley Kluz, and Emily Manning