Poverty is a world issue, it affects people around the globe. Many people turn a blind eye and have no idea that poverty is also existent in developing countries.
Each day poverty claims the lives of large sums of people; children and adults. Statistics show that the amount of world wide child deaths each day are linked to extreme poverty.
Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling is co-founder of the organzation Lumos (also known as the Children’s High Level Group) Lumos is an organization that helps children with disabilities that are institutionalized beacause of poverty, disability and ethnicity.
Poverty can be helped by donating money and volunteering. Did you know that for every dollar can provide 40 people with meals? Poverty has been around long before we can remember, long before our generation. Now it is time for our generation to take a stand and help decrease world poverty!