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Poverty and its causes
Types of poverty
Extreme poverty: People living on $1.90 or less a day
Absolute Poverty: A person cannot afford the minimum nutrition, clothing, or shelter needs in their country.
Relative Poverty: a household income below a certain percentage, typically 50% or 60%, of the median income of that country.
Multidimensional Poverty: When a person's income is above the poverty line, but their family has no electricity, no clean drinking water, and no one in the family has completed six years of school.
Not enough money to send children to school
Leads to their children growing up and having a hard time finding good jobs.
Limited access to health care
Can lead to debt or death
Natural disaster cause devastations that lead to people going into or staying in poverty.
The pandemic threatens to push 88-150 million people into poverty.
This is due to the lack of available jobs.
Lack of Clean Water:
About 2 million people do not have easy access to clean water. This can lead to:
Sickness from bad drinking water
Can lead to illness
Lost time going to get clean water
Lack of Jobs:
Without a job people cannot make money to afford the basic necessities needed.
A person may have job, but the job does not pay enough to get them out of poverty.