The basis for any long-term solution to poverty rests in a community's ability to help those living in poverty raise their own incomes. Low-income Americans ...
Bryan Au Ying Keet's insight:
People living in poverty are capable and hardworking. But what they lack is not intiative but oppurtunity and access to credits.
I believe that the government in control of countries with a higher percentage of people living in poverty should not only focus on giving them money but also giving them jobs and oppurtunities to make a living. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.
Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Thus, we should always remember that giving money to people living in poverty would only temporary hold up the crisis, not permanently resolving it.
I believe that if we could do good things for other people, we have a moral obligation to do those things. That's what at stake here. Not a choice, responsibility.
A new report from Oxfam sheds light on rapidly growing extreme inequality and how it worsens poverty around the world, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott prepares to spruik Australia’s G20 agenda at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.
I believe that the origin of poverty rooted from people's selfishness. This selfishness that greeds over money causes an inequal distribution of wealth in this world. You may own a large portion of wealth but please do indeed spend some time thinking about who are you going to use it for.
Have everything for yourself that you may enjoy your life while "unfortunate" people pass away everyday because of the lack of money and resources OR use your wealth and donate them to these unfortunate people thus helping in the balancing of wealth in this world so that you and these people in poverty both may live a comfortable life. It's not about choices, it's responsibility.
Earlier this month, results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) showed that while national test scores are slightly improving, most fourth- and eighth-graders around the country are not proficient in math and reading, and a...
This article is evidential in helping to prove the fact that living in poverty not only affects your health and well being but also your capability to learn and study new things.
These 4 graphs show that students who are living in poverty (thus eligible for free or reduced price lunch) obtain lower test scores than their wealthier counterparts.This shows that the performance of a student is also higly dependable on the background he grew up in.
If there is a need for improvement to be made to increase and raise the acadamic results and reach a higher level of global competitiveness for the country, it is clear that lifting students from poverty would be a great way to help.
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