Essay On Poverty And Education

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Poverty and Education have been topics we discussed and watch videos about in class, therefore I decided to share the effects poverty and education are causing individuals living in Sub- Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa has the hearts of many foreigners who are yet to visit this place. It is one of the largest geographical area and a place full of different people and different cultures. There are about 44 countries located in the south around the Saharan Desert (Pariona, 2017). How well do we understand poverty? Poverty is a word that has a variety of meanings. According to World Bank Organization, poverty is hunger, not having the necessity to go to school, lack of shelter, and most importantly lack money (Brunswick, 2010). Firstly,…show more content…
Poverty is a big influence in our children's education and advancement by the number of high-risk factors that are limiting their opportunities for bracing and improving. This has alerted a coalition of officials from African governments to create more jobs for individuals and this program is called Youth Employment and Participation. The government officials came together and decided that opening more jobs for individuals will reduce unemployment rates. When it comes to education, the governments have decided on some special exemptions for children living in poverty. By giving them a monthly allowance, give them free foods and engage them in free extra curriculum activities that will make it eligible for them to qualify for scholarships. However, those not living in poverty will have to pay for other things. The money coming from children with high social class goes towards other children suffering from poverty. Also, governments have decided to open careers centers for apprenticeships with carpenters, hairdressers, and technicians. Not everyone can afford to pay for schools to learn these skills, and since poverty influences education many of them are behind academically. But if they learn by not going through the unnecessary scholarly aspect it can help

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