Poverty affects children in a variety of ways, but one of the most dangerous symptoms of poverty is how it attacks their health. Learn the facts about health for children around the world and get a glimpse of just how devastating poverty can be. These health facts will give you a clear picture of one way that poverty is stealing the hope and even lives of children in need.
Poverty affects a child’s health in many ways. Learn the facts about health and issues like malnutrition, costly or unavailable immunizations, easily communicable diseases and many other symptoms of poverty. Once you understand just how deadly child poverty can be, you’ll begin to understand why we feel so passionately about fighting it.
The statistics and health facts like those relating to easily preventable diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria are among the most heart wrenching because their solution is so obvious. Compassion is helping stop the spread of preventable disease in children around the world through simple things like immunizations and bed nets.
The facts about health are clear: one of the most effective ways to stop poverty from stealing the lives of children is to keep them healthy. Sign up today to sponsor a child and help provide them a healthy, disease-free life.