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What is Poverty?



what is poverty What is poverty? [3]

Poverty is a termite eating away at a child’s heart, mind and self-esteem. And poverty is a liar.

what is poverty

Poverty is overwhelming, frightening and debilitating, but not invincible.

what is poverty

Poverty is a monster. Poverty is a cancer. Poverty is a thief.

what is poverty

Poverty is a prison cell with the key in sight, but just out of reach. Poverty is a lack of opportunity.

what is poverty

Poverty is a plague, chain and a cockroach. It’s also the most ridiculous thing in the world.

what is poverty

Where is poverty?

It isn’t in the future for our children.

what is poverty


All photos by Keely Marie Scott [4] from the Compassion Bloggers trip to Ecuador [5].