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1 Problem Identification Victoria Davis 2019/09/05 Problem Identification Draft
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2 Problem Identification Problem Identification: Prevalence Illiteracy can be defined as the inability to read and write. Reading and writing are two skills that are needed to form the educational foundation that helps to prepare individuals to meet their own economic needs and contribute to the social and economic development of their communities and nations. (Purdy, 2019) Illiteracy can be found in both adults as well as children. There are so many questions as to what causes illiteracy. Although there are many different causes of illiteracy, there has been revealed that there is a direct link between illiteracy and poverty. Poverty can be defined as having the inability to afford important necessities. Necessities such as food, clothes and shelter. (Finley, 2018) It is no secret that not only individuals but many families as well has been in poverty for years. Children has been affected by poverty reverting all the way back to the 21 st century. Since the 21 st century over half of the children in different countries were living in non-livable situations. Weinclaw (2019) states that “over 1/3 of the children in these countries were living in conditions of absolute poverty in which basic human needs are not being met, including the need for adequate food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education, information, and access to social services.” Poverty is a very damaging to children that are affected by it from birth on. These damages can include be psychological and physical cause stunted developmental issues. Children that have developmental and psychological issues due to poverty most likely will not be able to gain the necessary skills and knowledge needed to be able to live above poverty level.
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  • Fall '19
  • Poverty, Poverty threshold, Poverty in the United States

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