Understanding Extreme Poverty (Types of poverty (Rural Poverty (Occurs in…
Understanding Extreme Poverty
Idea: Run For Funds
buy T-shirts- 12$
cost to get into the race 30$
profits- 18$ per person- keep for funds to donate to Mercy Housing.
takes place in olde town arvada, with approval from the ocal governdment.
We could come up with a charity company that could provide homes for the poor
Going along with the charity organization tht provides himes for the poor, we could
What is poverty?
the merriam webster dictinary defines poverty as the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. but poverty can be so much more than that.
like I mentioned in the earlyer slide, poverty sometimes is not a choice, people
For many people, poverty is not a choice. many people are simply born into poverty people are born into poverty. There are many different types of poverty which are explained in the category, types of poverty.
Who do we want to affect with this project? How can we affect them?
give the poor valuable things
something to talk to
Types of poverty
Occurs in rural areas with low populations in which people do not have access to resources
lacks education and sanitation
live in rural areas
Caused by sudden crisis or loss, often temporary
House burns down
other natural disasters
Involves overcrowding in cities, noise, violence
not enough space
no clean water
poor sanitation conditions
Occurs in families in which at least two generations have been born into poverty
Refers to economic status of families whose income does not meet their living needs
not enough money for transportation
not enough money for food
Not able to pay rent
Involves scarcity of certain resources such as water, food, shelter, money, etc.
very little money
No access to school or doctor
often occurs in 3rd world countries
things we can donate to
Soup Kitchens around Denver
the DARE Foundation, Arvada
Childrens hunger allience