Oxfam Guest Speaker Millenium Development Goals
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- 2. Volunteer Oxfam shop
- 3. Goals for a better world
- 4. Whats the problem? 2. How many children in the world are missing out on the chance to go to school? (a) 1 million (b) 10 million (c) 70 million 3. What percentage of the worlds population does not have a clean water supply? (a) 10% (b) 20% (c) 50%
- How many children in the world die before the age of five each year?
- (a) hardly any (b) 5 million (c) 10 million
- 5. Let us look at the consequences of poverty: What can you see in this picture?
- 7. What do you think may be different to your life?
- Do these children live in houses like yours?
- Do they have a doctor like yours?
- What will they be when they grow up?
- Do their parents have as much money as yours?
- 8. Why is this important? Lets look again at the picture - What do you see thats the same as in your life?
- 10. What do you see thats the same as in your life?
- Do you play football, or know someone who likes playing football?
- Do you go to school?
- Do you wear clothes?
- Do you want to go to the doctor if youre ill?
- Arent we all human?
- 11. These are called the Millennium Development Goals In the year 2000, world leaders made some big promises.
- Reduce Poverty by .2015
- Target : halve people who live on less than $1 a day
- Good progress in Asia, less progress in Latin America and Africa
- Target : halve people in extreme hunger
- % children underweight down by fifth. Progress best in Asia, least in Africa
- 23. Clean-up the Environment by 2015 Target: halve people without safe water and sanitation
- Good progress on water, but 5,000 children still die every day from dirty water
- Poor progress on sanitation. Number of people in Africa without sanitation is going up
- The bad news is that
- give more aid,
- make trade fair and
- cancel poor countries debts,
- keep the pressure on world leaders to keep their promises
- support Oxfam
- use less, recycle more
- buy Fairtrade
- 29. Questions Welcome!