Humanitarian aid is surrounded by myth and misconception, which makes the job of helping in areas that need it much more difficult.
There are too many people on the planet who don’t believe that global poverty is changeable. They think that people in need are there either by their own choosing or by some sort of divine act. To these people, there’s no way to fix the way the world is.
Others even believe that poverty isn’t a real issue. They’re so far from the problem of poverty that they refuse to believe there are still people in the world who die of hunger, people who can’t read, people who have to travel miles just to bring their families water.
But if you’re one of these people, you’re wrong.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is here to address some of the most common myths and provide concrete data that refutes these assumptions while proving that poverty is real and that there are ways we can combat it.
Watch the video to learn more.
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