All posts tagged with: poverty

Refugees in Hong Kong

Posted July 26, 2014 no picture Grace O

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In Hong Kong, I believe that refugees are a group that require much more help. The UN defines a refugee as “a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster”. Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that "everyone has the right to seek and enjoy asylum abroad from persecution." However, whilst Hong Kong is a signatory to the convention against torture (which has led to hundreds of asylum claims...


What i could do if were a millionaire...

Posted July 9, 2014 no picture Moonga

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They say “money makes the world go round” and that “education is the key to success”. With money invested in important sectors like education there can be development. That is why if I were a millionaire I would invest more in education and youth empowerment. I would invest in education especially in girl child education. I would make sure that the majority of girls access education because they say that “when you educate a girl child you educate a nation”. This is...


If I were a millionaire I would teach a man how to fish

Posted July 8, 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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As the proverb goes: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. If I were a millionaire I would teach the world how to fish. I use the phrase how to fish metaphorically, we do not need so many fishermen. Poverty is one of the greatest problems of the world. A millionaire alone will not be able to eradicate poverty but the investment in the human race can be a big step in the right direction. Why does poverty exist?...


If I were a millionaire...

Posted July 5, 2014 no picture Grace O

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Have you ever wondered about what you would do with millions of dollars? Would you buy a new house, or your dream car? Even though these things are immensely attractive, if I were a millionaire, I would invest it in education. The building of schools, offering scholarships for further education, and giving schools the funding they need to improve the quality of education. I would focus my money especially on giving girls the resources they need to receive a quality education....


The reasons why i think there is poverty and hunger in Zambia

Posted July 1, 2014 no picture kelvin3rd

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My name is Kelvin Chikwa. I am 17 years old from Lusaka, Zambia. I am at Munali secondary school.Here are some of the reasons I think Zambia is developing poverty and hunger.......................... Dependency Syndrome: In as much as foreign aid is essential for the development of country we should begin to look elsewhere to become more economically independent. Forty-four years after independence we are still dependent on the West for support. We can hardly stand on our own f...


Reasons why there is poverty in ZAMBIA

Posted July 1, 2014 no picture Alick Akileys

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My name is Alick. I am 17 years old and I come from Lusaka, Zambia. Here are some of the reasons I think Zambia is in poverty.................... Politicians/Leaders: The quality of leaders we continue to elect leaves much to be desired. Even in the business world, executives in Zambia continue to hire and promote their own in the organizations. This sidelines the most talented and leaves the mediocre to be the main decision-makers. The moment Zambia gives up the selfish way...


Poverty and Terrorism

Posted June 24, 2014 no picture Fajr Khan

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Pakistan experiences the worst forms of poverty. I personally believe that poverty is a major reason contributing towards terrorism in Pakistan. Terrorists take advantage of this and find it easy to attract poor children into their deadly trap by making a fatal deal with them. These innocent souls are already frustrated after seeing their parents struggling for the survival of their children and their siblings who are starving for food. The reward of financial support to their fami...


Congratulations Koki

Posted June 21, 2014 no picture diana kagwiria

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There is a silly notion with some people that children from ‘rich’ backgrounds are foolish. They believe that all children from a well up family can do with his/her life are drugs and other social evils because they hold onto their parents' tails. Koki Mutungi is one of those children who has proven this notion wrong. Though born into a rich family, her father a pilot. Koki put her admiration for her father’s career into her own. Her efforts have seen her conquer the male d...


Why Does Female Circumcision Take Place And What Are The Risks?

Posted June 20, 2014 no picture ReachingForABetterWorld

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