Essay about Poverty and Families Emergency Aid

Submitted By katcabreraa
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Kat Cabrera

Thayer
04/2/2013
Poverty All Over the World
One of the global problems that I decided to talk about is Poverty. Poverty is and will always be a global problem in the United States and around the world. More than 80% of the worlds population lives in countries where income differentials are widening. There is an increasing gap between the low and high income families. The poorest 40% of the world’s population accounts for 5% of global income. The richest 20% accounts for three-quarters of world income. According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty which is why there are many organizations out there trying to prevent and help who is in poverty today. An organization called CARE helps families from different countries that are in poverty. Their goal is working towards helping poor women because women have the power to eliminate poverty. Their main plan is to provide education, increase access to clean water, prevent the spread of disease expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. Not only does CARE provide all those things, but they also send families emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and most importantly help families rebuild their lives. Besides sending families help and food, the main goal of CARE is for the world to have hope, tolerance and social justice. People shouldn’t feel like there’s no hope, because there is once poverty is overcome. Once poverty has been overcome, people will be able to rebuild their lives with hope and security. CARE is one of the largest private organizations committed to helping families overcome poverty. Another popular Poverty organization is ONE. On the website of the organization ONE, there is a saying that says “where you are born shouldn’t dictate whether you live or die” Their goal is not to take peoples money, but for their voices to pass on what is going on around the world that many people aren’t aware of. There…