What’s the goal? To end all types of poverty by 2030 Why is poverty worse for children? • Poor children don’t get enough food, so they don’t grow properly. • Poor children don’t get good health services. • Poor children often don’t get good education. • Many poor children have to work to help their families survive, so they can’t go to school and get education. • Poor children often grow up to become poor adults, and can’t escape poverty. Did You Know? Even if a person has a job, they can still be poor. Many people in the world have jobs but don’t get enough money to pay for a home, health services, food, education for their children, and things like electricity, water and clothing. So, it is possible to have a job and still be very poor. Sadly, 8% of the world’s workers and their families are in this situation. Why Do We Need To End Poverty? • Poverty has the worst effects on children. • 700 million/ 10% of the world population live in extreme poverty. • Poor people can’t get things like health services, education, and clean water. • Are there many poor people in Japan? Quick Quiz How many people are affected by poverty in the world? 1.1000 2.5 billion 3.700 million 4.570000 Class Discussion Questions 1. What should governments and societies do to help poor people? 2. Do you think that ordinary people, like you and me, can do things to help poor people in our communities? 3. What we can we do to assist poor people in our communities?