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Why is poverty a problem?
IntroductionStruggle and suffering to attain an everyday life and well-being is a sign of poverty. Moneypossession does not necessarily define the degree of poverty. One can have money but accessingthe basic needs is a problem; the money is not sufficient. Basic requirements are essential tohumans' health and welfare; their lack comes with several hitches; thus, poverty is a problem.Lack of livelihoods and jobs is a significant cause of poverty. Overexploitation and dwindlingaccess to resources are a threat to livelihoods. People cannot access an ordinary life because theirtraditional forms of livelihood were depleted with time. Those communities living in the ruralareas depend on natural resources for employment and source of revenue. Whenever the naturalresources are finished, they cannot support their basic needs; poverty manifests amongst them.Poverty is a problem because it depletes the reserves of people. People living in extreme povertyhave their reserved resources weathered. These people lack proper food storage to help in case ofdisasters and drought that affect natural harvests.When cash savings are depleted, healthcare-

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