Every country has poor people and every country has different ways of dealing with the poor.
What are some of the reasons for world poverty? How can the poor be helped?
All nations have economically deprived persons, as well a various means with which they are dealt with. This essay will discuss some causative factors of global impoverishment, in terms of corruption and conflict, as well suggest means these individuals could be assisted.
One of the major cause of poverty is corruption. This is because, resources proposed for economic development through building of infrastructures as well as industries, which will create jobs and better living conditions of citizens are embezzled, thus resulting in impoverishment. For instance, according to report from economic journal 55% of Nigeria citizens are impoverished which is due to high level corruption. In addition to this, conflict is another causative factor of economic deprivation. This is owing to the fact that lives, amenities, structures as well as businesses are destroyed in the advent of crisis. More so, people are constantly on the run, seeking asylum in neighbouring countries abandoning their properties.
On the other hand, impoverished people could be assisted by the government in several ways. Firstly, leaders should channel more funds in the establishment of small and medium scale businesses for these individuals, as well as beefing up security in crisis prone areas, which would ensure safety properties and consequently improve their living condition. Secondly, strict policies and penalties ought to be implemented by the authorities on individual guilty of embezzling funds meant for economic growth. This however, will deter individuals from such act, therefore enhancing the financial growth of the people. For example, Japan is considered the country with the the least number of destitute, which is attributed to their zero tolerance to corruption.
In conclusion, poverty is a major problem caused by series of factors, however, measures such as implementing regulations against corrupt actions, as well setting business ventures is means of assisting impoverished individuals