What Is World Hunger In America Essay

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What if you and your family lived off of two dollars a day or less? How would you guys afford the basic necessities to live? Well half of the world, nearly three million people live in this way. This is called Poverty, it 's the state of which you 're extremely poor and are unable to purchase food, clean water, clothing, and shelter. Poverty is the principal cause of world hunger due to the people living on those two dollars many are scavenging food. World Hunger and Poverty is a massive issue in today’s society. I want to bring awareness and tell you guys what we can work together or as individuals to help eliminate or minimize poverty and world hunger. First I want to discuss the cause of Poverty. In America, according to Ross Anderson, it 's caused by Poor Economy, Lack of affordable housing, drug use, lack of education and lastly medical expenses. Also, poor countries that are corrupt, unstable , violent and in-depth are more likely to be in poverty such as East and North of Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific and Developing countries. Poverty in America is a little different from poverty in other countries. You 're more likely to notice poverty in other countries than the United States. People are on the streets with no…show more content…
So my message to all you, my peers is to help stop poverty and be thankful for what we have. It should be our responsibility to help these people in need. Donate to nonprofit organizations to help. "The Borgen Project is an incredible non-profit organization that is addressing poverty and hunger and working towards ending them."- The Huffington Post. Remember if you cannot donate money there are other solutions in helping poverty and hunger like volunteering, donating unwanted clothes, food, to shelters and other charities in your community.Bring awareness to other countries around the world by using the hashtag SHPN ( Stop hunger, poverty now). It’s time to end poverty and world hunger! I know I’m
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