Economy Growth and Trade By ryan Davis

  • Problems with global poverty
  • There are an abundance amount of countries that have or are living with poverty and programs such as the DRC are trying to help solve that problem particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. 2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation. In 2008, 8.8 million children worldwide died before their 5th birthday. 101 million children are not attending primary school. Those are horrific numbers of children dying. We need solutions to end the problems that are occurring with people living in poverty.
  • Solutions
  • Mobilizing new investors and private capital to underserved sectors and geographies, to create jobs, sustainable economic opportunities, and create an easier access to services from financial and energy to health and education.
  • Giving people access to the markets, where they can buy and sell food products for there families.
  • Making the government more efficient in how to use there money for the great or good for there country, so the public will strengthen for the services needed.
  • Water- 1 out of 10 people in the world cannot receive fresh and clean water. 3.5 million people die every year due to dehydration or other water related diseases.
  • Food nutrition- malnourished children could live and suffer from depression or OCD. There's enough food to feed everyone and more on the planet, yet people are starving.
  • Jobs- 66% of the world have informal jobs, this indicates that there is no steady income or benefits. An informal job can severely effect a family, making kids drop out of school and going to find work and try to help there family survive.
  • Education- Poor families are less likely to send more kids to school, due to not being able to afford uniforms, books, notebooks and transportation for school. Most kids are married and starting a family at 19 years old.
  • Natural disasters- When a natural disaster occurs, sometimes, emergency aid is given. Providing food, care and shelter. Natural disasters could ruin crop which is topically the main income for a families and can also fun there lives.
  1. The aid given by the U.S. Do other countries to support global peace, security, and development efforts, provide humanitarian relief.
  2. The U.S. spends about 34.0 billion of foreign aid.
  3. The U.S. helps over 100 countries on foreign aid.
  4. The U.S. Spend:
  • Peace and security: 8.3 billion
  • Democracy and human rights: 2.7
  • Education and social services: 1.1 billion
  • Health: 9.3 billion
  • Economic development: 3.6 billion
  • Humanitarian assistance: 6.0 billion
  • Environment: 1.3 billion

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