Ending Hunger and Poverty By: Kjersten, Hailey, and Allyson!
What is Poverty? It is the number of people living under the international poverty line of $1.25 a day, which is 920 million people.
What is World Hunger? It is one in seven people or 925 million, or 13.1 percent.
Facts on Hunger • This year nearly 9 million children, younger than 5, will die needlessly. More than half are from hunger related causes. • For the price of one missile, a school full of hungry kids could eat lunch everyday, for 5 years.
Facts on Poverty • Poverty is the main cause of hunger. • Harmful economic systems are the principal cause of poverty and hunger. • Every three seconds a child dies of extreme poverty.
How to help End World Hunger • Share food, technology, water, and land resources with developing countries. • Help with economic development of developing countries to allow its people to earn more money and afford more food This is called Ram and Guts. This is a food that they eat when they are really hungry. Here are people lined up to get food.
How to Help End Poverty • The world can save millions of lives and hundreds of millions of its poorest people from the trap of extreme poverty. • The cost is 50 cents out of every $100 of rich-world income in the coming decade.
Map on World Poverty • The dark red parts are the areas with the most poverty and living on less than $1.25 per day!!
Map Conclusions So as shown in the poverty graph; the places with the most poverty are in Africa and Southern Asia. And shown in the hunger graph; the places with the worst hunger problems are Africa, Asia, and South America
Links to Help End World Hunger and Poverty • http://one.org/us/ - This website helps to inform on famine and break the cycle. (Somalia) • http://www.heifer.org/ -This is an organization where you donate an animal to help a family in need. • http://www.creatinghope.org/home -A Michigan organization to improve the overall life of worse off people.
Resources • http://www.cnn.com/?refresh=1 • http://images.google.com/search • www.facebook.com
The ENDD!! Thanks for watching!!!