Poverty and Our Future
Poverty affects millions of people throughout the world. Today, 736 million people live in extreme poverty, surviving on less than 2 dollars a day. Fortunately, over the past 200 years, world poverty has been decreasing. This book explores the realities of those living in poverty, outlines the history of the issues, and examines the innovations designed to eliminate extreme poverty on a global level. Young readers will gain a greater understanding of this important issue and what they can do to help solve it.