Poverty: Causes of Poverty

There is rarely just one reason why people facing poverty are poor. Instead, there are various reasons – some of them are sufficient in themselves to cause poverty while others contribute to it. The most influential cause of poverty relates to where and how a person is born: people born into poor agricultural regions of India or sub-Saharan Africa, for example, face so many difficulties that it is next to impossible for them to escape from the poverty into which they are born.

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